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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2416

Ian M. Christy

Partner
Represented defendant Lime Wire and its founder in the damages phase of a multibillion-dollar trial against the major record companies for inducing copyright infringement.
Drafted amicus brief for the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association.
Represented plaintiff in a breach of contract suit concerning the confidential sale of a Mark Rothko painting, resulting in a unanimous plaintiff’s jury verdict in federal court.
Successfully defended investment manager Kingdon Capital Management in an arbitration against claims brought by a former senior executive.
Defended investment advisor in FINRA arbitration proceedings arising from sale of tenant-in-common investments.
Represented defendant in multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging claims for breach of contract, defamation, and intentional interference with economic relations, which ultimately resulted in a dismissal of all claims.
Representing publicly traded company in SEC and DOJ investigation into potential securities law violations.

Represented publicly traded mutual fund company in SEC investigation involving allegedly false and misleading marketing materials.

Represented a multinational pharmaceutical company in a DOJ and SEC investigation of alleged FCPA violations in numerous countries.
Represented defendant in consumer class action lawsuit alleging violations of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.