Christopher L. Lebsock

San Francisco

A partner at Hausfeld, Chris represents consumers and businesses in complex legal disputes in a variety of jurisdictions across the globe. Chris regularly consults with clients, trade associations, and law firms about competition issues and legal strategies that span international borders.

He is a member of the firm’s antitrust and financial services groups and represents banks, insurance companies, and manufacturers and distributors of all types of products in litigation around the world. Chris enjoys crafting creative legal solutions for his clients, and where necessary, advocating new and novel legal theories to advance his clients’ interests. 

Representative recent cases include:

  • In Re: Transpacific Passenger Air Transportation Antitrust Litig., N.D. Cal. Case No. 07-CV-5634-CRB (lead counsel for plaintiffs);
  • In Re: Korean Ramen Antitrust Litig., N.D. Cal. Case No. C-13-04115-WHO (lead counsel for plaintiffs);
  • A.H.R.E., Inc. v. Hankook Jungsoo Industrial Co. Ltd., E.D.Va. Case No. 1:13-cv-1503 (LMB/JFA) (counsel for defendant Hankook);
  • Woori Bank v. Citigroup, Inc., 2d Cir. Case No. 14-3329 (counsel for Woori Bank).

Over the last 10 years, Chris has also represented a number of individuals, the California Teachers’ Association and the National Education Association in litigation pending before the California Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court concerning the right of gays and lesbians to marry the partner of their choice.

Chris represents clients in the trial courts throughout the United States and on appeal.

He graduated from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, in 1996. Before that, he majored in Economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Chris is a life-long member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He is admitted to practice before the California and United States Supreme Courts, the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal, and the District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California. 

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