Christopher C. Chiou concentrates in complex civil litigation. He has extensive litigation experience in federal and California state courts, focusing on commercial disputes arising from breach of contract, fraud, employment, and tort issues. He has also represented individuals and corporations in white collar criminal defense matters regarding alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, insider trading, and environmental crimes.
Mr. Chiou has been an active member of numerous trial and arbitration teams. He has litigated a wide range of complex lawsuits and appeals. In addition, Mr. Chiou counsels companies and executives in white collar criminal defense matters. For example, he has helped conduct internal investigations on behalf of corporate clients — including defense contractors and pharmaceutical companies — relating to alleged violations of the FCPA. Recently, Mr. Chiou provided FCPA training to executives of a worldwide packaging company.
In 2010 and 2012-2015, Southern California Super Lawyers recognized Mr. Chiou as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation. He has written several articles for legal publications, including the Los Angeles Daily Journal.