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Christopher R. White

Christopher White focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and internal investigations. He also has experience with environmental, complex securities, and mass tort matters.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representing international exporter in an action seeking payment of more than $75 million owed to it for goods delivered. Assisting this matter by drafting pleadings, motions, and supervising discovery.
  • Representing international manufacturer in an action involving the misappropriation of trade secrets and related misconduct by former employees and a competing company. Supporting this matter by drafting motions and pleadings.
  • Representing Mosaic Fertilizer in a mass tort with over 115 Plaintiffs. The Plaintiffs are commercial fishermen alleging that a chemical release during Hurricane Frances caused them economic damages and reputational harm. Anderson, et al. v. Mosaic Fertilizer is a follow-on case that was filed after decertification of the putative class in Curd et al. v. Mosaic Fertilizer.
  • Represented nationwide clients in major antitrust cases.°
  • Represented major manufacturers in MDL product liability actions resulting in favorable settlement of large numbers of cases.°
  • Represented international private equity firms in the acquisition of numerous companies both domestically and abroad.°
  • Represented CEO, CFO, and other c-suite executives of public traded companies in major SEC investigations.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. White prior to him joining Greenberg Traurig, PA.

  • 6th Grade Science Teacher, Southeast Guilford Middle School, 2011-2014
  • Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Fellow, Alliance for the Great Lakes, 2017
  • Employment Law Extern, Environmental Protection Agency, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Board Member, Tampa Connection, 2020-Present
  • Member, Tampa Connection, 2019-2020
  • Rookie Teacher of the Year Award for Guildford County, Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law, 2017
    • Managing Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
    • John Henry Wigmore Scholar
  • B.A., with highest honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
Admissions
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois