Jenner & Block

Christopher Tompkins is a litigator who focuses on resolving disputes for clients in complex commercial and technology-related matters.  Clients seek his counsel in such areas as breach of contract, the Uniform Commercial Code, equipment leasing, business torts, and intellectual property.  He has handled all phases of litigation in state and federal court and before arbitration tribunals, including pre-litigation investigation, motion practice, discovery, working with expert witnesses, trial and appeal.

Recognized as a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Illinois Super Lawyers, Mr. Tompkins is a frequent writer and speaker on topics related to his practice area.  He is a member of the Firm’s Complex Commercial Litigation and Technology Litigation Practices.

Mr. Tompkins has an active pro bono practice, including representing a client in parole hearings before the Illinois Prisoner Review Board and in litigation under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.  Previously, Mr. Tompkins served as a legislative intern for the National Council of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws where he worked on legislation related to commercial law.