Chris Cole, Partner; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
A partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Manatt, Phels & Phillips, LLC, Chris Cole is a nationally recognized commercial litigator. His case load includes false advertising, unfair competition and trade regulation, commercial matters, libel and disparagement, brand protection, and defense of government enforcement proceedings.
Mr. Cole advises clients on the development, substantiation, approval and defense of advertising and labeling claims - particularly claims of a technical nature. He regularly defends advertisers in proceedings before the National Advertising Division (NAD), and frequently represents companies that require overlapping and multifaceted solutions, not only in court or at the NAD, but also before federal regulatory agencies such as the FTC, FDA and EPA.
He has a bachelor's degree in Biology from Yale, a master's degree in Marine Biology from the University of Miami, and a law degree from Boston University