Christopher Ayers Counsel

Chris joined Seeger Weiss as Counsel in September 2017. His practice focuses on class action, mass tort and complex commercial litigation involving consumer protection, investment fraud, antitrust and pharmaceutical injury.

Prior to joining Seeger Weiss, Chris worked as a senior trial lawyer in the New York office of a leading national law firm, where he focused on corporate and securities litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and domestic and foreign investment recovery. He has successfully tried numerous jury and bench trials to verdict or decision in state and federal courts throughout the U.S.

Chris was a four-year varsity athlete on Brown University’s wrestling team, through which he developed a focus and discipline that serves him well in the courtroom today. While attending University of San Diego School of Law, Chris received the CALI Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy and the Virginia C. Nelson Graduate Prize in Advanced Advocacy.

Chris joined Seeger Weiss as Counsel in September 2017. His practice focuses on class action, mass tort and complex commercial litigation involving consumer protection, investment fraud, antitrust and pharmaceutical injury.

Prior to joining Seeger Weiss, Chris worked as a senior trial lawyer in the New York office of a leading national law firm, where he focused on corporate and securities litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and domestic and foreign investment recovery. He has successfully tried numerous jury and bench trials to verdict or decision in state and federal courts throughout the U.S.

Chris was a four-year varsity athlete on Brown University’s wrestling team, through which he developed a focus and discipline that serves him well in the courtroom today. While attending University of San Diego School of Law, Chris received the CALI Award for Advanced Trial Advocacy and the Virginia C. Nelson Graduate Prize in Advanced Advocacy.

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey
Rhode Island
Massachusetts
Connecticut
S. District Court, South District of New York
S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
S. District Court, District of New Jersey
S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
S. District Court, District of Connecticut
S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2007
B.A., Brown University, 2002

Memberships & Associations

  • American Bar Association

 

  • New York State Bar Association

 

  • New Jersey Bar Association

 

  • Rhode Island Bar Association

 

  • Massachusetts Bar Association

 

  • Connecticut Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

“Delaware Court of Chancery Appraises Fair Value of Shares in Dell Management Buyout” Commercial Litigation Advisor & Alert
June 28, 2016

“The Labor Department’s Fiduciary Rule – How Will This Affect Your Retirement Investments?” Commercial Litigation Advisor & Alert
June 28, 2016

“Understanding New York Criminal Usury”
Commercial Litigation Advisor & Alert
September 10, 2015

Lectures & Panels

“Recovering Value for Investors in Companies That ‘Go Dark’”
15th Annual North American OffshoreAlert Conference
Miami Beach, FL, May 1, 2017

“Holding the Gatekeepers Accountable When a Company Goes Dark”
Anderson Kill
New York, NY, April 7, 2016

“All is Not Lost When Investments Go Dark”
Anderson Kill
New York, NY, August 5, 2015

cayers@seegerweiss.com

New Jersey 

P: 973-639-9100
F: 973-639-9393

55 Challenger Road
6th Floor
Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660