Christopher B. Durbin

Partner

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

+1 206 452 8769
cdurbin@cooley.com

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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Experience

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

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

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

  • Cooley Represents Life Sciences Company in SEC and DOJ Insider Trading Inquiries 

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

Education

  • 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

California

District of Columbia

Washington

Memberships

  • 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)


Contact

+1 206 452 8769 office
+1 206 452 8800 fax
cdurbin@cooley.com

1700 Seventh Avenue
Suite 1900
Seattle, WA 98101-1355