Christopher A.Hall (Chris)

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.1579

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.

Experience

  • University defends against antitrust conspiracy claimsJones Day is defending a university in a putative nationwide class action alleging that it and over a dozen other universities entered into a conspiracy in violation of federal antitrust laws to fix the amount of financial aid available to students.
  • Experian wins complete defense verdict in jury trial in Middle District of FloridaJones Day represented Experian Information Solutions, Inc. as lead trial counsel in a jury trial in federal court in the Middle District of Florida resulting in a complete defense verdict.
  • 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.