Chris hashandled commercial and consumer litigation in various jurisdictions across thecountry. His expertise includes complex business torts, shareholder andpartnership disputes, insurance disputes, special litigation in bankruptcy, andemployment litigation. Chris has also handled appeals in the California andNinth Circuit Courts of Appeal. He is licensed in California and Nevada.
Chris is an experienced litigator and triallawyer who has complex business disputes, including shareholder litigation,partnership disputes, and fraud and breach of fiduciary duty actions. He oftenhandles "bet the company" litigation for distressed businessesand has handled high profile cases which have received international attention.
Chris also has an extensive background ininsurance coverage and insurance bad faith and has successfully recoveredmultiple millions of dollars for insureds on denied claims and againstinsurance companies for bad faith claims handling.
Chris also represents entertainment and mediapersonalities in a variety of disputes involving publicity, defamation,business, and sensitive personal matters.
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Bankruptcy Special Litigation
Media and Entertainment
California State Bar
Nevada State Bar
University of San Francisco (1986) J.D.
Middlebury College (1983) B.A.