Chris Lavdiotis

phone: 510-433-2600
fax: 510-433-2699


Bar Admissions:
California, 1980
U.S. District Court:
» Northern District of California

Hastings College of the Law
University of California, San Francisco
Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1980

University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor of Arts, 1975

After being actively engaged in the defense of products liability, personal injury, premises liability and general liability claims for 23 years, and also being one of the founding partners of Lombardi, Loper & Conant, LLP, on January 1, 2007, Mr. Lavdiotis became Of Counsel to the firm and commenced a full-time arbitration and mediation practice. He brings to that practice his litigation experience of many years as well as extensive mediation experience which he has developed over the past several years. He has successfully mediated hundreds of tort and contract cases.

Representative Cases:

Tessandori v. Western MacArthur Co. (Alameda Co. Sup. Ct.)
Day v. Western MacArthur Co. (Alameda Co. Sup. Ct.)
Jackson v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Alameda Co. Sup. Ct.)
Moppin v. Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum (Alameda Co. Sup. Ct.)
Martin Gilbert v. Oakland Alameda County Coliseum (Alameda Co. Sup. Ct.)
Mercury Casualty v. The Hertz Corp. (2nd Dist. Ct. App.)

Professional Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of California

American Bar Association

San Francisco Bar Association

Alameda County Bar Association

Contra Costa County

Defense Research Institute

Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California

American Arbitration Association

Past Employment Positions:

Hardin, Cook, Loper, Engel & Bergez, Partner