Christopher Aumais

Girardi | Keese
1126 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 977-0211
www.girardikeese.com


Christopher T. Aumais specializes in the areas of product liability, toxic torts, premises liability, breach of contract, commercial torts, intellectual property, personal injury and wrongful death. Mr. Aumais' resolve and integrity have helped him pursue justice for his clients, including many who have suffered enormous physical and traumatic injuries. His sincerity and even-handedness have allowed him to reach verdicts for victims of financial fraud and negligence in excess of several millions of dollars.

Mr. Aumais represented Brian Stow against the Dodgers, as well as leading the case against the NFL concerning former players who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.  He was part of the G|K team that settled a $400 million dollar case against a major oil company.

This past year he has tried 6 cases which have resulted in 7 figure jury verdicts, helping injured clients regain their quality of life.

Mr. Aumais has travelled the world and studied Law in four countries. He is bilingual in both French and English. His unique experiences and background have given Mr. Aumais an inimitable point of view and a greater understanding of people in general.

Selected Verdicts

$56 million, Verdict - IT Global v. Frost et al, Breach of Contract/Fraud involving Multi-Million dollar media company
$18 million, Verdict - Bryan Stow v LA Dodgers -Inadequate Security/Brain Injury against the Los Angeles Dodgers
$9.34 million, Verdict - S. Lutz and C. Brewer v Jason Mudford- Multiple motor vehicle accident
$3.55 million, Verdict - for wrongful death and personal injuries in auto v. auto accident in San Bernardino County

Seleced Settlements

$90 Million, Settlement - against Utility Company (confidential settlement)
$50 Million, Settlement- against Utility Company (confidential settlement)
$30 Million, Settlement - bus rollover (confidential settlement)
$14 Million, Settlement - against amusement park ride causing traumatic brain injury to client (confidential settlement.)
$6.3 Million, Settlement - for Construction Defect case on behalf of a Homeowner's Association and multiple Plaintiffs (confidential settlement.)
$2.9 Million, Settlement - Cook v. Shell Oil Co., - MTBE contamination to private property (confidential settlement)
$2.5 Million, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for lack of crashworthiness in rollover incident. (confidential settlement)
$1.8 Million, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for seat belt defect (confidential settlement)
$1.6 Million, Settlement - against gate manufacturer for defective industrial gate (confidential settlement)

Areas of Practice

Product Liability
Premises Liability
Toxic Torts
Commercial Torts
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Insurance Bad Faith
Intellectual Property
Class Action
Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 2007
U.S. Supreme Court, 2017
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2007

Education

Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
L.L.M. - 2006
Major: Entertainment Law
Queen's University School of Law, Belfast, Northern Ireland
L.L.B./J.D. - 2003
Universite de Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne Droit des Affaires, Paris, France - 2000
Major: Paris Summer Institute program in international and comparative law co-sponsored by Cornell Law School and the Sorbonne Law School
Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada
B.A. - 1998
Honors: With Honors
Honors: Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Association of Justice, 2007 - Present
Irish American Bar Association, Board Member and Past President
American Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of California, Board Member, 2007 - Present
Santa Monica Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL), Member, 2007 - Present
Public Justice Foundation, 2007 - Present
Los Angeles Trial Lawyers' Charities , 2015
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member, 2007 - Present
ABOTA, Associate, 2017
Super Lawyers

Honors and Awards

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2009 - 2017
Consumer Attorneys of California, Finalist for 2010 Consumer Attorney of the Year
Irish Legal 100, 2016 Honoree
Super Lawyers, 2018