Christopher M. Vlachos
Chris brings over 30 years of experience to his clients, focusing on personal injury, motor vehicle negligence, premises, products liability, and wrongful death cases. He has helped thousands of people over the course of his career and won in excess of 19 million dollars in settlements and verdicts in the last decade. He loves the challenge and responsibility of advocating for his clients to obtain the justice they seek.
Chris obtained a verdict of $1.2 million dollars for his client who was injured by a commercial trucking company. The only offer in the case was just prior to trial, where the defendant trucking company offered $5,000.00.
Prior to joining the Rasor Law Firm, Chris practiced at a prominent Detroit Personal Injury Law firm handling No Fault automobile injury and premises liability claims. Chris practiced in Florida for two decades where he was a leader in the single event personal injury practice at Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Echsner and Proctor in Pensacola, Florida, a nationally renowned Plaintiff’s law firm. While there, he consistently obtained among the highest annual total dollar amount of settlements for firm clients in personal injury and wrongful death suits. He then ran his own firm before returning to practice in his home state of Michigan. Early in his legal career, he served as a Clerk for the Michigan Court of Appeals in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Chris is a graduate of Valparaiso University School of Law and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Admissions & Courts
Chris has been admitted to practice before all Michigan and Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.