For almost thirty years, Christopher Carlsen has focused his practice on the trial, litigation, and arbitration of a variety of matters involving products liability, aviation, insurance and general commercial disputes. Chris has extensive trial experience, having tried more than fifty cases to verdict. 

Chris began his legal career as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps where he was a criminal trial attorney prosecuting courts-martial and administrative discharge proceedings. Chris also spent three years as a Senior Litigation Counsel with The Coca-Cola Company where he actively litigated cases and supervised outside counsel in a number of significant tort, securities, intellectual property, and commercial matters, including product recall and class action litigation.

Admissions

  • New York
  • Indiana
  • Georgia
  • Pennsylvania
  • US Supreme Court
  • Various federal district courts and circuit courts of appeal throughout the United States

Education

  • J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, 1983
  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1980