Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Christopher S Williams

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Practice Areas

Appellate Proceedings Litigation, Business, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits / ERISA Litigation, Health Care Litigation, Litigation


Chris is Co-Chair of Calfee's Litigation department. He focuses on business, corporate, and commercial litigation, as well as employee benefits, health care, and appellate proceedings litigation. He regularly represents clients in corporate and commercial business litigation matters, including ERISA disputes. As lead counsel, Chris has prevailed in multi-million dollar jury and bench trials in and out of Ohio.

In addition to Co-Chairing the Litigation Department, Chris serves on Calfee’s Practice, Planning & Growth Committee, its Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and as Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.

Professional Memberships

Life Member, Judicial Conference of the 8th Judicial District (Cuyahoga County); Board of Directors, Ohio State Legal Services Association (Columbus, Ohio); Board of Directors, College Now of Greater Cleveland; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America; Fellow, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation  


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1989; B.A., Miami University, 1986