Chris represents clients in litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution activities involving a variety of construction issues, including delay and construction defect claims. He also reviews and analyzes a variety of construction contracts, including design agreements and design-build contracts.
Chris helps commercial clients navigate the tax appeal process at both the county and state agency level to achieve real property valuation corrections.
Eminent Domain and Real Estate Advocacy
Chris assists landowners and condemning entities protect their rights in eminent domain proceedings. His representation typically involves complex application of constitutional and municipal law, as well as the valuation of property rights. He also helps corporate and individual clients resolve disputes involving other real estate interests, including lease disputes and land-use designations.
Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked as a litigation associate at an international law firm in its Santa Monica, California office, where he focused on a range of complex commercial litigation disputes.