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  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

B.A., Binghamton University

J.D., Brooklyn Law School

Christian is a trial attorney. He has secured multiple favorable jury verdicts across New York State in complex civil litigation cases involving catastrophic personal injury, property damage, and economic loss. Christian concentrates his practice on business litigation, including breach of contract, fraud, employment litigation, construction litigation, professional malpractice, and trade secret actions as well as personal injury litigation, particularly in the areas of high-exposure asbestos litigation, product liability, and labor law litigation. In these contexts, he has extensive experience representing both large (with a national/global presence) and small companies, as well as individuals. 

Prior to joining the Hodgson Russ, Christian actively tried cases as both a civil litigator in the New York metropolitan area and as a prosecutor in the criminal context.


  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers, 2014 - 2016
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013

Professional Associations

  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Northern District of New York
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Capital Regional Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Albany County Bar Association

Community & Pro Bono

  • Center for Disability Services, Member of Commercial Services Advisory Board
  • Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York