Christopher Campbell defends companies in state and federal courts against allegations of wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, as well as against wage and hour class action lawsuits. Chris frequently defends employers, particularly those in the technology, medical, and financial sectors, against whistleblower, fraud, breach of contract, and trade secret claims. His practice has a special emphasis on advocating for California businesses in the banking, finance, software development, telecommunications, semiconductor device fabrication, medical device, pharmaceutical, craft brewing, and public utility sectors.
Having gained a business-focused perspective in the in-house legal department of an electricity supply company with over 13,000 employees, Chris provides employers with valuable advice and counsel regarding labor relations issues, human resources policies, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, and administrative audits. He tailors his strategies to facilitate his clients’ success and prioritize their business goals, taking a proactive approach toward developing strong internal company policies to reduce risks and avoid costly litigation.
As a formidable advocate for workplace violence protections after experiencing a workplace violence incident firsthand, Chris has substantial experience in the evolving area of workplace violence. His experience includes advocating for the protection of employees while respecting the civil rights and dignity of his clients’ customers, workers, and business partners in the aftermath of a workplace shooting. Developing a passion in this area, he has used his personal experience combined with legal knowledge to continue to partner with security professionals and human resources personnel, using emerging laws to help businesses prevent and recover from threats and incidents of workplace violence, advising clients on workplace security, and obtaining restraining orders and other injunctive relief on behalf of his clients.
- University of California, Irvine School of Law
- University of California, Irvine
- California Superior Court