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As a trial lawyer, Christopher Hansen handles all phases of civil trial litigation in the areas of professional liability, cyber liability, construction litigation, products liability, personal injury, and commercial litigation.

He has developed extensive experience representing insurance agents and brokers, architects, engineers, surveyors, technology/IT consultants, real estate brokers, attorneys, law firms, accountants, and other miscellaneous professionals in professional liability claims and lawsuits.

His practice also includes the representation of clients in product liability, personal injury, and construction defect lawsuits.  In addition, Chris often speaks to and provides advice to insurance companies and professionals regarding cyber risk.

Representative Experience

Represented aviation engineering and design consulting firm in dispute over interior redesign and rehabilitation of Lockheed L-1011 jumbo jet owned by Saudi sheik, where obtained summary judgment enforcing limitation of liability clause to cap damages at $25,000 on claim for $10 million

Represented international architectural firm in dispute regarding ADA compliance for prominent private school built into a hillside with a ninety foot fall in elevation

Represented MEP engineer in successful resolution of dispute over AC system for projection rooms in several large movie theater multiplexes in Texas and other states

Represented consulting engineer specializing in fuel storage and handling facilities in dispute over design of terminal for barges for off-loading fuel where significant tide changes occurred

Represented MEP engineer in dispute over deficiencies in back up electrical generator, water pump pressure for fire suppression system and other electrical design errors during restoration and conversion project of 1930s era downtown building

Obtained summary judgment for managing general agent in matter where plaintiff was seeking class action certification on surplus lines policies sold to Texas residents where questions about diligent search of admitted market insurers were raised

Represented logistics consultant in claims of data breach and data loss arising from closing of facilities and movement of data for storage

Advised and counseled real estate brokerage firm in claim between seller and buyer where buyer alleged the seller mispresented the condition of the property and disputes over enforceability of sale arose

Represented construction management company in allegations concerning chemical exposure to individual working within building during renovation project

Represented media and communication consultant over alleged deficiencies in a Chicago hospital’s communication and media delivery systems

Professional Recognition


AV Preeminent Rated

Super Lawyers- Rising Star

Listed for Professional Liability

Monmouth College

Award of Academic Excellence

Related Services

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Education, Admissions & Activities


Southern Methodist University School of Law

J.D., 1994

Monmouth College

B.S., cum laude, 1991
Business Administration, Minor in Finance

Bar Admissions



Court Admissions

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

United States District Court of Texas

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western

Professional and Community Activities

Dallas Bar Association

American Institute of Architects