Christopher B. Durbin


Every step we take before and during litigation is with single-minded focus on efficiently achieving our clients’ business goals.

Chris Durbin’s practice encompasses a range of litigation matters in federal and state courts, including private securities litigation, white collar defense and regulatory investigations, consumer and privacy class actions, commercial litigation, as well as prelitigation counseling, including risk assessment, insurance matters, alternative dispute resolution and appeals.

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  • Victory Secured for GNC 

  • Cooley Trial Team Wins First Acquittal of a Stock-Options Backdating Defendant  

  • Trademark Litigation Team Defeats Nordstrom's Attempt to Enjoin Use of ‘Beyond the Rack' Mark 

  • Consolidated Class Action Involving “Daily Deal” Company Favorably Resolved 

  • Defending Mobile-App Developers Against Claims of Improper Access to Address Book Data 

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  • University of Washington School of Law
    JD, with honors, Order of the Coif, 2001

  • Gonzaga University
    BA, English Literature
    magna cum laude, 1997

Admissions & Credentials


District of Columbia



  • American Bar Association

  • King County Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association, W.D. Wash. & N.D. Cal. Chapters

Rankings & Accolades

    Washington Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2014-2015)