Christopher A.Hall (Chris)

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.1579

Chris Hall represents and counsels clients in complex commercial litigation matters in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He has appeared in dozens of cases in state and federal courts, attending hearings and arguing motions.

Chris has diverse litigation experience including class action defense, motions practice, offensive and defensive discovery, taking and defending depositions, and responding to and arguing motions to compel.

Chris has seen multiple cases through the initial stages of responding to a complaint, briefing motions to dismiss, completing fact and expert discovery, and through successful summary judgment practice. He also has experience pursuing less conventional avenues to protect clients' rights, including post-litigation fee recovery efforts., and has extensive experience in negotiating settlement agreements and attending mediations with third-party mediators.

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; and representing incarcerated clients alleging civil rights violations in federal court.

Experience

  • Experian secures affirmance of dismissals of FCRA claims surrounding legal question of debt ownershipJones Day successfully represented Experian Information Solutions, Inc. ("Experian") in consolidated appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, seeking affirmance of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois' dismissals of several plaintiffs' claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA").
  • 3D Systems defends antitrust lawsuit brought by KLS Martin against Medical ModelingJones Day defended a lawsuit brought by KLS Martin, Inc. against Medical Modeling, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3D Systems, Inc., for violations of the Florida antitrust act and other laws.
  • Experian secures dismissal of data privacy putative class for lack of Article III Standing after completion of discoveryJones Day successfully represented Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (“Experian”) in a putative class action brought in the Northern District of Illinois alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) based on the alleged disclosure of a prescreen list containing the credit information of thousands of consumers to an entity without permissible purpose.
  • Experian wins dismissal with prejudice of all claims arising out of allegations that child support obligations were reporting inaccuratelyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. obtained a complete dismissal with prejudice of a putative class action brought by a plaintiff who alleged that his child support obligations were reporting inaccurately.
  • Experian obtains summary judgment in lawsuit alleging agent error leading to inaccurate reporting of consumer bankruptcyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (“Experian”) obtained a complete victory on summary judgment against a plaintiff alleging that Experian had inaccurately reported the facts of her Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
  • Experian wins summary judgment and dismissal with prejudice of all allegations that it inaccurately reported consumer bankruptcyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions obtained through summary judgment dismissal with prejudice of all claims brought against it by a consumer alleging that Experian was not accurately reporting the facts of her Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
  • Experian obtains summary judgment in lawsuit alleging inaccurate reporting of consumer bankruptcyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (“Experian”) obtained a complete victory on summary judgment against a plaintiff alleging that Experian had inaccurately reported the facts of his Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
  • Experian wins summary judgment and award of attorney's fees after court finds case filed in bad faithJones Day client Experian Information Solutions, Inc. obtained a complete win at summary judgment against a plaintiff who brought allegations that several mortgage accounts were reporting inaccurately following his Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
  • Experian wins dismissal with prejudice of all allegations that it inaccurately reported consumer bankruptcyJones Day client Experian Information Solutions obtained dismissal with prejudice of all claims brought against it by a consumer alleging that Experian was not accurately reporting the facts of her Chapter 13 bankruptcy.