Chris Hall represents and counsels clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts. Chris's experience includes nationwide class actions, commercial disputes, antitrust claims, trade secret claims, and consumer rights litigation.
Chris has successfully represented clients in all stages of litigation. He is well-versed in initial proceedings and has successfully litigated numerous motions to dismiss. Chris is also experienced in modern discovery practices, including e-discovery and discovery related motion practice. Chris has taken and defended dozens of depositions including fact and expert witnesses. Chris has also prevailed on dispositive motions in cases across the country.
In addition, Chris has significant experience in trial and evidentiary proceedings. As a young associate, Chris was part of trial teams in one of the largest corporate bankruptcy proceedings in the country. Chris has also participated in numerous state court trials in matters of limited jurisdiction and participated in several evidentiary proceedings in federal court.
Chris's pro bono work has involved representing tenants facing eviction actions in state court; assisting with Jones Day's efforts representing immigrants in Laredo, Texas; representing immigrants in affirmative asylum matters; and representing pro bono clients alleging civil rights violations in federal court.
- Northwestern University (J.D. 2014); Ohio University (M.A. 2010); University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.A. 2008); Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary (M.A. 2006); The Ohio State University (B.A. 2001)
- Illinois; U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois, Western and Eastern Districts of Wisconsin, District Court of Colorado, Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan, and Central District of Illinois; and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
- AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) (2010-2011)