Christopher D. Holt

Partner, Orange County Office


Christopher Holt is a partner in the firm’s Orange County office. He is a member of the Litigation Department and specializes in general litigation. Mr. Holt practices in the areas business and contract litigation, consumer credit collection liability, manufactured housing and personal injury defense. Before joining the firm, Mr. Holt spent 19 years a Klinedinst PC, a business litigation firm. He graduated, cum laude, from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in May 2003. Mr. Holt also received his M.B.A. from the University of Arizona Eller College of Business and Public Administration in May 2003.

While studying at the University of Arizona, Mr. Holt clerked for Senator Jon Kyl (R. Ariz.) on the staff of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee for Technology, Terrorism, and Government information; Sunbelt Communications, where he gained experience with media law, first amendment broadcast applications, franchise law, and litigation; and the Town of Oro Valley Attorney’s Office, gaining experience with land use law, ordinance development and enforcement, and municipal operations.

Before law school, Mr. Holt worked as an analyst at Northern Trust, where he worked with institutional clients in China, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

Mr. Holt received his B.S. in Finance with Honors in 1993 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.