Thomas P. Riordan
In Memoriam, 1960-2009

Alan L. Fulkerson

Jeffrey D. Hupert

Michael J. Coleman

Cheryl S. Richards

Gary W. Leydig

Dean W. Farley

Stephen A. Fulkerson



30 North LaSalle Street
Suite 2630
Chicago, IL 60602
Telephone: (312) 346-4740
Facsimile:   (312) 346-1168

Cheryl S. Richards, admitted to bar, 1987, Illinois; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois. Education: University of Illinois, Phi Beta Kappa (B.S., 1982); Harvard Law School (J.D., 1987); Erikson Institute (M.Ed., 2003). Cheri began her career as a corporate finance attorney at Chapman and Cutler in Chicago. After moving to a small Chicago law firm, Cheri began representing a variety of small and mid-sized business clients on a wide range of general corporate, transactional and contract matters. In 1994, Cheri, along with Jeffrey D. Hupert, founded the partnership of Hupert, Richards & Wood in Chicago. At Hupert, Richards & Wood, Cheri was responsible for the firm’s business and commercial leasing practice. Cheri left her former partnership to work as a teacher at a public charter school in Chicago. She returned to the practice of law and joined the firm of Riordan, Fulkerson, Hupert & Coleman in 2008 and became a partner in 2010. Cheri represents a variety of business clients on general corporate, contract and transactional matters and she represents individuals and business owners on business succession and estate planning matters. Practice concentration: General business law, women’s business enterprises, business succession planning and estate planning.

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