BORWHAT LAW FIRM, P.L.L.C.
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Christopher Borwhat is a senior attorney with over sixteen years of experience in representing corporations and individuals through a broad range of transactional and litigation matters. Christopher began his legal career with one of the nation’s largest employment law defense firms defending corporations and individuals charged with claims ranging from complex compensation, wage and hour, discrimination, and disparate treatment claims.

After representing some of the nation’s largest corporations, Christopher accepted positions with litigation law firms serving as the lead civil litigation attorney with an emphasis on civil and business litigation encompassing the full range of claims from contract breach; business torts such as fraud, misrepresentation, conversion and interference with contract; unfair and deceptive trade practices; and employment litigation.  His broad and varied litigation experience includes representing clients throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area in both state and federal courts, the Supreme Court of Virginia and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals as well as before various administrative agencies and boards.

Christopher’s experience includes serving as in-house corporate counsel for several companies. Most recently, Christopher serves as General Counsel for a Nevada based intellectual property investment company, specializing in the commercialization of underutilized intellectual property.

From 2005 to 2010, Christopher served as the General Counsel for Creative Human Resource Solutions, L.L.C. (“CHRS”), a management consulting company focused on improving the productivity and profitability of businesses through the superior utilization of workforce and employee productivity programs. CHRS’ clients included the full spectrum of businesses ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-up companies in the fields of information technology, computer and software development, manufacturing, and financial services. During his time at CHRS, he assisted companies throughout the United States including Nevada, California, Virginia, Maryland, and Texas.

Christopher’s community and civic involvement enhance his practice and provides a unique perspective allowing him to better serve his clients.  He served as former Board member of the Women’s Cancer Advocacy Network (“WCAN”), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping women with cancer, from 2003-08. He also served as WCAN’s Treasurer from 2003-04, and Legislative Liaison from January 1999 to 2003.

He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the Syracuse University College of Law. While in law school, Christopher served as an Executive Editor and co-author on The Digest. He also served as a law clerk to the Chief Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

EDUCATION

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D.  (1999)

  • Executive Editor, The Digest, National Italian American Bar Association Law Journal
  •  Co-Author of “The Legacy Continues: From Columbus and Cabot to Sirica to Scalia” for The Digest

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A. (1995)


BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Nevada
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals

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