- Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade
- Aerospace and Defense
|University ||Cornell University, B.S., 2001|
|Law School||Stanford University, J.D., 2004 Executive Editor, Stanford Law Review|
|Admitted||2004, California; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California|
•Member, State Bar of California
•Member, American Bar Association
•Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Chris Hale is a partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Hale specializes in commercial litigation and government contracts, with an emphasis on general business disputes, intellectual property, and investigations.
In the general business context, Mr. Hale has represented businesses and individuals in litigation and arbitrations related to contractual disputes, business torts, and trade secrets claims. He has significant experience in drafting and opposing pleadings and motions, propounding and responding to discovery, fact gathering and analysis, and witness consultation.
In the government contracts area, Mr. Hale has counseled clients in the general commercial, defense, and health care industries on a wide variety of government contracting issues, including bid protests, the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), the Contract Disputes Act (CDA), the False Claims Act (FCA), and other state and federal laws and regulations.
•Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2009, 2010
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Corporate Internal Investigations: Best Practices
Bryan D. Daly,Melissa K. Eaves,Christopher E. Hale, March 10, 2014
A CEO receives an anonymous call claiming that someone is stealing company trade secrets or that an employee is taking kickbacks from a vendor. A GC gets a call from the HR director who has an employee accusing the company of submitting false bills to a government agency. You are served by a...
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