Hill, Christopher S.


  Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
 +801-328-3600
 +801-321-4893
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Mr. Hill is a member of the firm's Litigation, Trials and Appeals section. Mr. Hill, a Harvard Law School graduate, has broad experience in civil litigation proceedings. His primary focus is on all aspects of real property litigation, and he has also developed experience in the practice areas of antitrust, business disputes, and insurance coverage disputes. Mr. Hill recently obtained a favorable published opinion from the Utah Court of Appeals affirming a portion of a trial judgment dismissing claims exceeding $500,000 against a trustee and reversing a portion of claims where the trial court errantly awarded damages against the same trustee.

Mr. Hill is recognized as one of Utah's Legal Elite and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer for business litigation.

Experience

  • Recognized by the American Lawyer for participation in defense of class action claims for accounting fraud resulting in the largest non-profit bankruptcy in U.S. history
  • Participation in defending DirecTV in antitrust claims asserted by Dish Network
  • General representation of developers, landlords, builders and property owners
  • Practiced for four years at Latham & Watkins as a member of the firm's Litigation Department and the Antitrust & Unfair Competition Practice Group
  • Dansie v. Herriman City, 2006 UT 23, 134 P. 3d 1139
  • Morgan Creek Residential v. Kemp (2007) 153 Cal. App. 4th 675
  • Fisher v. Fisher, 2009 UT App. 305 _P. 3d_

Education

  • Metropolitan State College, Denver, CO, B.A., Economics, 1996
  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, J.D., 1999

Admissions

   Bar Admissions

  • California State Bar, admitted 1999
  • Utah State Bar, admitted 2003

   Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

   Affiliations

  • California Bar Association
  • Utah Bar Association