Richard W. Warner is Senior Counsel at the Law Offices of Edward P. Graham, Ltd. primarily focusing his practice in the areas of contested litigation, estate planning & probate, business, family law, collections, and real estate matters. Attorney Warner’s extensive professional experience gives him the ability to confidently advocate and efficiently develop cost effective and practical solutions for our valued clients.
Mr. Warner is a native of Kane County, Illinois, where he graduated from Marmion Military Academy. He is a 2001 graduate of Illinois State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Science and a 2006 graduate of The John Marshall Law School where he obtained his Doctorate in Jurisprudence. He was admitted to the bar and obtained his License to practice law before the Illinois Supreme Court in 2006, the Federal Northern District Court of Illinois in 2011, and the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in 2011.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Warner acted as Senior Counsel at a large insurance defense firm located in Chicago managing a variety of litigated matters including complex corporate litigation for Fortune 500 companies and multi-billion-dollar entities. Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Warner is involved with various legal and civic organizations within his community. In his limited free time, Mr. Warner enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, riding his motorcycle, practicing the violin and guitar, playing golf, and completing DIY home repair and remodel projects.
- American Bar Association
- DuPage County Bar Association
- Chicago Lawyer Network
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Fox Valley Orchestra & Music Consortium (Former Board Member)
- Marmion Academy (Volunteer Teacher)
- River Run Homeowner’s Association (President)
- Oswego Chamber of Commerce
Awards & Recognitions:
- Top Attorney: Outstanding Young Lawyers in Illinois (Chicago Magazine, annually since 2016)*
- Super Lawyer Rising Star (Chicago Magazine, annually since 2015)*
- Emerging Lawyer (Leading Lawyers Magazine, annually since 2015)*
* Distinction is awarded to less than 2.5% of Illinois Lawyers, and candidates must be under 40 years old.