As a partner in the Irvine office at Koeller Nebeker Carlson Haluck, LLP, Chris specializes in litigating complex, multi-party disputes relating to breach of contract, public and private construction, commercial real estate development, residential developments, bonding, insurance coverage, bad faith litigation, loss of use, delay claims; and general liability claims.
Chris has represented his clients on a wide variety of projects at KNCH including airports, hotels, casinos, resorts, mixed use developments, high-rise condominiums and apartment complexes, hospitals, pipelines and related systems, multi-story parking structures, aquatic centers, community colleges, public parks, commercial shopping centers and residential developments throughout California and Texas. He has also defended the firm’s clients in complex, multiparty disputes relating to wildfires and related claims in California.
He has successfully tried cases to judgment in state court and before the American Arbitration Association. Chris believes success comes with hard work, aggressive litigation and the tireless pursuit of his clients’ interests.
Chris attended college in Ohio and law school in Los Angeles. While in college he interned for former United States Senator Richard G. Lugar. During law school he clerked for Judge William D. Stewart at the Glendale Superior Court and the Hon. Barry Russell, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Central District of California.
Outside of work, Chris enjoys hiking, reading and trips to the beach with his wife and two children.