- Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
- Business Litigation
- Class Action
- Consumer Fraud Litigation
- Healthcare Litigation
- Labor & Employment
|Contact Info||Telephone: 314.480.1859|
|University ||Michigan State University, B.S., 1989; National Moot Court Team|
|Law School||Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992; Law Review|
|Admitted||1995, Florida; 2002, Missouri|
Professional Associations and Memberships
•The Florida Bar
•The Missouri Bar
Chris' practice focuses on delivering results to public and private companies involved in complex commercial litigation and business disputes. To that end, over the past 22 years, Chris has served as lead counsel for a variety of clients involved in matters litigated in state and federal courts across the country. His experience includes successfully defending class action claims and cases arising under various states' consumer protection statutes.
•City of Olivette, Missouri Board of Adjustment, Member
•Defeated class certification and obtained summary judgment in two cases filed in New Jersey state court asserting claims for violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
•Defeated class certification and obtained summary judgment in several cases pending in Multi District Litigation involving alleged violation of ERISA and various states' (NY, NJ and MO) consumer protection statutes.
•Obtained summary judgment in case filed by brokerage company seeking millions of dollars of commissions in Missouri Federal Court.
•Obtained complete dismissal of claims alleging company breached employee's privacy relating to protected health information in Florida state court.
•Obtained dismissal of all claims against client in New Jersey Federal Court litigation involving claims seeking injunctive relief and recall of generic pharmaceutical products.
•Obtained partial summary judgment on claims involving dispute over multi-million dollar escrow fund dispute in New Jersey Federal Court which led to successful resolution of case for client.
•Represented financial services client involved in claims asserting violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act in Missouri Federal Court.
•Represented client in large, complex commercial dispute involving pharmaceutical supply contract in Pennsylvania Federal Court.
•Represented client in AAA Arbitration proceedings involving injunctive relief claims against large retail pharmacy chain.
•Represented pharmaceutical company in litigation involving former employees' claims arising from company's stock option plan.
•Represented international importer and supplier of wine and spirit products in dispute involving claims under the Missouri Franchise Act filed in Missouri Federal Court.
1.01.95 Environmental Litigation Newsletter, American Bar Association
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