Chris helps clients navigate disputes. On the front end, he provides proactive solutions to limit enterprise and litigation risk. When litigation does occur, he represents clients vigorously but efficiently, with a focus on the client’s business goals.
Chris’ trial and litigation work centers on the staffing, manufacturing and service industries, managing business disputes involving business torts, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, distribution agreements, and breach of contract and warranty claims. He also has extensive experience in the defense of product liability and toxic tort claims.
Chris’ litigation work has led to regular counseling of clients across a broad spectrum of industries on how to avoid disputes, including counseling on internal policies, management of risk, development of sales contracts, contract review and other best practices to minimize the likelihood of litigation and increase the odds of success when litigation occurs.
Chris is very active in his community, with multiple leadership roles in his parish and several local nonprofit organizations. Most significantly, he is an advocate, volunteer and Past-President of the Board of Directors of the West Side Catholic Center, which serves the homeless and puts them on the path to self-sufficiency.