Christopher J. Valeriote: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Christopher J. Valeriote

Partner
St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone314.480.1859

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Practice Areas

  • Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action
  • Consumer Fraud Litigation
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1859
Fax: 314.480.1505
http://www.huschblackwell.com/chris-valeriote/
 
University Michigan State University, B.S., 1989; National Moot Court Team
 
Law SchoolMichigan State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1992; Law Review
 
Admitted1995, Florida; 2002, Missouri
 
Memberships 

Professional Associations and Memberships

The Florida Bar

•The Missouri Bar

 
Biography

Chris is a member of Husch Blackwell's Healthcare, Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals team. He represents public and private companies involved in complex commercial litigation and business disputes, focusing his practice primarily on issues relating to the pharmacy benefit management (PBM) sector.

Chris' work on behalf of healthcare industry clients has included:

•Defeated class certification in several cases filed in New Jersey state court against pharmacy benefit management companies and obtained summary judgment on claims.

Represented Fortune 100 company in litigation relating to escrow dispute in New Jersey federal court.

Obtained summary judgment on all claims in case filed by brokerage company seeking millions of dollars in commissions in Missouri federal court.

Represented pharmaceutical manufacturer in contract actions in New York and Missouri.

Experience

Secured summary judgment for Fortune 100 company on plaintiff's Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) claims and defeated motion for class certification.

•Blocked class certification in several cases filed in New Jersey state court against pharmacy benefit management companies and obtained summary judgment on claims.

•Counseled Fortune 100 company in litigation relating to escrow dispute in New Jersey federal court.

•Obtained summary judgment on all claims in Missouri federal court in case filed by brokerage company seeking millions of dollars in commissions.

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Office Information

Christopher J. Valeriote

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441




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