Chief ip & antitrust specialist
“I am an advocate with the firm’s Antitrust practice group my role has been to represent a broad range of individuals and businesses in civil litigation, with a focus on multi-district class actions and antitrust litigation.
Christopher is a trial lawyer who specializes in litigating antitrust and competition cases as well as state antitrust, consumer protection, and unfair competition statutes. He has more than a decade of experience successfully resolving every variety of antitrust and competition matter, from government investigations, to criminal prosecutions and government enforcement actions against businesses and individuals, to class actions and other private civil actions. His practice encompasses matters civil and criminal, state and federal, before both trial and appellate courts. He also routinely counsels’ businesses on antitrust risks and best practices for avoiding them.
Christopher has extensive experience in the area of overlap between antitrust and intellectual property laws, including cutting-edge antitrust and competition issues arising from the use and licensing of standard-essential patents. His work frequently involves international issues requiring close collaboration with clients and counsel located around the world. Christopher is being described as a good listener significantly investing his time and attention to each client striving to understand their individual problem while proposing an ideal solution. This approach ensures that he has the information he needs to act decisively in the client’s best interests.
Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB) University of London 1993-1997
Juris Doctor (J.D) University of Bristol 1997 – 2000
West Virginia 2004
Admitted at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer 2000-2008
Admitted at Latham & Watkins 2010-2015
Admitted at Bf Solution 2015