Christopher M. LaVigne is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on resolving complex business disputes through litigation, arbitration, and alternative dispute resolution. Chris has a national and international practice that is tailored to the needs and expectations of his clients. He has broad experience handling breach of contract and related business tort claims, including products liability, fraud, tortious interference, corporate governance, theft of trade secrets, covenants not to compete and employee litigation.
Chris’ practical experience and approach to dispute resolution covers a number of disciplines and industries, including manufacturing, construction, real estate, data security, oil and gas, forestry, health care, and technology. Chris also has wide-ranging experience in the appellate process, arguing cases before both the Texas appellate courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Areas of Concentration
Complex contract litigation
Breach of contract
UCC and sale of goods disputes
Corporate practice of dentistry/medicine disputes
Consumer and sales practices litigation
Deceptive Trade Practices Act
Covenants not to compete
Misappropriation of trade secrets
Harassment and discrimination
Corporate governance litigation
Articles in the National Law Review database by Christopher M. LaVigne