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Christopher Mills
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Chris specializes in civil and complex commercial litigation and trial practice, with an emphasis on business, contract, and financial disputes. He has litigated cases with amounts at issue as high as $1.4 billion. Chris has experience with cases of all size, and he particularly enjoys complex matters. He is drawn to challenging cases, and has taken over representation from prior counsel when the matters grow more sophisticated than originally anticipated.

Chris has practiced before federal and state trial and appellate courts, and in arbitration proceedings. He has handled every aspect of civil litigation, including dispositive motions practice and electronic discovery management in document-intensive cases. He is also an accomplished trial attorney, having tried cases in federal and state court. Chris prepares every case as if it were going to trial—not because it will, but because that preparation lays the groundwork for reaching the best outcome no matter how achieved.

Chris has experience with a wide variety of cases, including breach of contract, corporate, fraud, COCCA, bid-rigging, Uniform Commercial Code, trade secret, securities, lease, tort, employment, civil rights, constitutional, administrative, and intellectual property disputes. He has represented creditors and individuals in receivership. Chris is also adept at learning and litigating new areas of law.

 

Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Trial

 

Clerkship
  • Honorable Percy Anderson, United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2007-2009
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EDUCATION

  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Philosophy, 2000)

LICENSED IN

Colorado; California; District of Columbia (Inactive)

PRACTICE AREAS

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