Christopher C. Hoffman: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Christopher C. Hoffman

Regional Managing Partner
San Diego,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(858) 597-9610

Peer Rating
AV® Preeminent

Client Rating

Featured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews

Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Class Actions
  • Collective Bargaining and Arbitration
  • Wage and Hour
  • Employment Litigation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act - FMLA
  • Labor Contract Negotiations
  • Prevention and Compliance Programs
  • Union Avoidance
University Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, B.A., 1992
Law SchoolUniversity of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA, J.D., magna cum laude, 1995
Admitted1995, California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California; Supreme Court of California

Chris Hoffman is the founding and managing partner of the San Diego office.

Chris has represented hundreds of employers in matters ranging from class action litigation, to traditional labor matters and general employment advice.

While litigation remains a significant portion of his practice, Chris also spends a significant amount of time counseling clients regarding day to day employment issues and assisting them to find practical and proactive solutions to their legal problems.

Chris was selected for inclusion in San Diego Super Lawyers 2013 & 2015 and he was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2013, 2014 and 2016.


California Labor and Employment Law Developments in 2015
March 25, 2015

New Rules for Commission-Paid Employees
February 1, 2013

The Job Picture When Johnny and Janey Come Marching Home
March 31, 2010

The Long and Short of Hiring
March 24, 2010

Four Belated New Year's Resolutions for Employers
January 14, 2010

Wireless Gadgets Can Create Wage Claims
December 29, 2009

Timekeeping Documentation Saves Dollars
December 22, 2009

Ignorance of Blog Law No Excuse
December 21, 2009

6 Ways to Safeguard Company Data
November 18, 2009

Managing Whiners and Complainers: How to Handle Disgruntled Employees
October 29, 2009

How to Hold a Holiday Party and Not Get Sued
September 29, 2009

Are You Ready For Some Football problems? Fantasy Football Can Cause Lost Productivity
September 9, 2009

Employers, Watch Your Assets
July 14, 2009

Don't Let Unions Exploit Personnel Rules
June 16, 2009

Do You Know Where Your Company's Sensitive Information Is?
April 29, 2009

Five Key Strategies for Wage/Hour Compliance
April 29, 2009

Stop Your Data From Walking Out the Door
January 20, 2009

Dealing with the Dangers of Employee Blogs
February 26, 2008

Spying in the Workplace
June 13, 2006


HR: Managing Leaves of Absence in the New Era - San Diego, CA
June 5, 2012

California: Birthplace of Legal Theories - Las Vegas, NV
June 26, 2011

Social Media in the Workplace - Are You Protected? - Webinar
April 27, 2011


Eighty-Four Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015

Four Fisher & Phillips LLP San Diego Attorneys Listed in 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
January 28, 2015

Quotes and Soundbites

California: Birthplace of Legal Theories
June 26, 2011

Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Time Warner Wins Dismissal of Overtime Action; Defense Victory on Religious/National Origin Harassment Claim: Judge Rewards Dealership for Taking Appropriate Action

View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#94 in weekly profile views out of 13,706 lawyers in San Diego, California
#13,346 in weekly profile views out of 1,733,488 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Christopher C. Hoffman

4747 Executive Drive
San DiegoCA 92121


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now