Christopher Hart

Foley Hoag LLP
Partner, Co-Chair, Privacy & Data Security Practice
Christopher Hart

House of Cards: Are You the Weakest Link in Defending against Nation-State Adversaries?
Monday, April 6th, Room Two (122)

With significant trial litigation, appellate advocacy and data privacy and security experience, Chris Hart has counseled and represented sovereign nations, Fortune 500 companies, start-up companies, non-profits, and individuals in a wide variety of contexts for over a decade. He represents clients before the U.S. Supreme Court, argues in appellate courts across the country, including successfully before the Massachusetts Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court; and advocates on behalf of clients in federal and state courts nationwide. He also frequently represents clients in significant internal investigations.

As a civil litigator in U.S. courts, Chris has helped obtain successful outcomes for clients before, during and after trial. He has successfully defended national law firms against allegations of legal malpractice and employment discrimination; represented sovereign nations in high-stakes suits brought by private litigants; defended large corporations in patent infringement suits; defended against large and complex claims arising out of lengthy construction contracts; and challenged state and federal administrative actions.Chris also represents companies and individuals in investigations brought by federal and local law enforcement authorities, including the Massachusetts State Attorney General’s office.