Christopher J. Judge is an attorney with Banys, P.C.
Mr. Judge litigates complex business litigation, employment and intellectual property matters. He began his career in the Palo Alto office of a large international law firm where his practice focused on corporate defense, including patent, antitrust, and whistleblower matters. Mr. Judge then served as a law clerk to the Honorable Paul S. Grewal in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California before operating a solo practice handling litigation matters for individuals and small businesses.
Mr. Judge received his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, summa cum laude. He was a Senior Editor and Editorial Board member for the Computer and High Technology Law Journal and participated in the moot court program. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.
Representative cases for Mr. Judge:
- SAI v. Qualcomm (San Diego Sup. Ct.): Part of the trial team that obtained a $12.5 million jury verdict for client SAI in breach of contract lawsuit;
- Tsai v. Fox Ortega (d/b/a Premiere Cru): Favorable settlement for an individual who paid for premier wine that was never delivered;
- Steamboat Labs v. Impel (San Mateo Sup. Ct.): Obtained favorable settlement for computer software developer in breach of contract lawsuit;
- Rosset et al. v. Hunter Engineering Co. (Alameda Sup. Ct.): Representing California employees alleging that they were misclassified as independent contractors;
- Representing nearly 100 Santa Clara County employees in labor disputes against their union and the County;
- Doe v. Oracle: Obtained favorable settlement for former Oracle Group Vice President who Oracle terminated after he became disabled.
Mr. Judge is admitted to practice before the following courts:
- District Court for the Northern District of California.
- California Supreme Court and all other state courts.