Christopher K. Spiers

Associate

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
San Francisco

Chris has experience with complex-commercial, class action, and public agency matters. His work involves all aspects of litigation, including preparing discovery, drafting motions, and trial preparation. He has also worked closely with clients on product liability and compliance issues. As a legal intern at Hanson Bridgett, Chris wrote a number of articles, ranging in topic from design immunity for public agencies to liability surrounding the resale of children’s products online.

Representative Work

Freeman v. Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District. Defeated class certification in a Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) case alleging violation of the credit and debit card “truncation” requirement, in which potential statutory damages to public agency client were $40 million.

Publications

"SCOTUS Hears Argument to (Hopefully) Clarify Congress' Right to Create Article III Standing," DRI Young Lawyers Committee The Whisper Vol 12, Issue 1 (January 2016)

"Proposed E-Discovery Rule To Test Document Retention Policies," co-author, Litigation & Dispute Resolution Law Alert (May 2015) 

"Product Liability: The Resale of Children's Products Online," co-author, In-House Defense Quarterly (October 2014)

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Academic Distinction

Thurston Society

UC Hastings Business Law Journal

UC Hastings Moot Court Team (2012-2013)

Best Oral Advocate, Moot Court Class (2012)

UC Hastings Homeless Advocacy Program, Volunteer

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2014)

B.A., California Polytechnic State University (2010)

Admissions And Courts

California

San Francisco

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415-995-3511 Fax

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