Chris is a partner in the commercial litigation regional practice group in the New Orleans office. He concentrates his practice in the areas of antitrust law, business torts, trial practice, securities litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property litigation. Chris also serves as a part of the firm's appellate practice. Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Chris was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Eldon E. Fallon of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Tulane University School of Law, J.D., 1999; Tulane Maritime Law Journal; Moot Court Board; National Appellate Moot Court Team; Environmental Moot Court Team; Honors in Trial Advocacy
College of William & Mary, B.A. in International Relations, 1992
Member: New Orleans Bar Association (Member, Board of Directors; Chair, Young Lawyers Section; Chair, Public Service Committee); Fifth Federal Circuit Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; Former Federal Law Clerks Association
Admitted to Practice: U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and all federal and state courts in Louisiana
Pro Bono Publico Award, Louisiana State Bar Association, 2008
Outstanding Young Lawyer of 2006, Louisiana State Bar Association
Distinguished Service Award, Pro Bono Project: 2007, 2002