Christopher J. Fawal

Christopher Fawal is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department.

Mr. Fawal’s practice spans a wide variety of complex litigation and regulatory disputes, with a focus on securities, competition and professional services. Mr. Fawal advises clients in all phases of litigation, risk management and dispute resolution. He has represented Fortune 500 companies, individual officers and directors and professional associations in state and federal court across class actions, derivative actions, qui tam actions and government enforcement proceedings. Mr. Fawal also represents clients before both state and federal regulators. Representative industries include:

  • Financial Institutions
  • Sports and Digital Media
  • Oil and Gas Exploration
  • Healthcare Services and Providers
  • Aerospace, Defense, & Government Services
  • Retail & Consumer Products

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Fawal served as a law clerk to Judge Abdul K. Kallon on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. While attending law school, Mr. Fawal served on the Executive Committee for the Duke Law Journal.

Mr. Fawal also previously served on the firm's Recruiting Committee.

Thought Leadership
  • Author, "Protecting Shareholder Access to Director Elections," Duke Law Journal (Vol. 50, No. 7, April 2010)