- Information Technology, New Media and Advertising
- Intellectual Property, Entertainment, and Technology Protection
- Labor and Employment
- Privacy & Data Security
- University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2008
- Kenyon College, B.A., 2005, summa cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Chris also has experience in labor and employment litigation, including defending clients from discrimination claims before state and federal courts and the EEOC. He also counsels management on labor and employment matters. Chris has significant experience in energy litigation and has represented oil and gas producers in litigation related to mineral leasing, development, and title disputes.
His notable experience includes:
- Advising a large manufacturing company on labor and employment issues
- Advising retail clients on national advertising campaigns and promotions
- Successfully representing an energy producer in defending against a TRO sought by the federal government
- Serving as counsel in a seven-week long arbitration regarding a construction matter
- Serving second chair in four-day trial regarding the enforcement of restrictive covenants at a major mixed-use retail development
- Defending national retailers in TCPA cases throughout the country
- Defending a national energy company in a TCPA class action
Chris received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He received his B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Kenyon College.
Professional and Community Activities
- Creative Living, Board of Trustees, 2018
- 2/8/2017“Smart” television manufacturer VIZIO, Inc. has agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and New Jersey Attorney General arising from VIZIO’s alleged collection and use of detailed viewing history on 11 million of its smart TVs without consumers’ knowledge or consent.
- 10/27/2016The State of California is rolling out a new tool for consumers to report potential violations of the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA).
- 5/10/2016Client Alert: Online Retailers Beware in New Jersey: New Lawsuits under the New Jersey Truth-In-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act Target Online BusinessesIn the ever-expanding world of e-commerce, businesses often create terms, conditions, notices, policies, or other disclaimers on their websites that apply to consumers across the country.