Christopher Nace

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Washington, DC

Paulson & Nace, PLLC
 | 1615 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: 202-463-1999
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher Nace joined the law firm of Paulson & Nace, PLLC, in 2007, bringing with him years of experience in business litigation, complex patent infringement disputes and employment liability matters. He now works in all practice areas of the law firm, including the following:

·         Medical malpractice

·         Drug or product liability

·         Motor vehicle accidents

·         Wrongful death

·         Negligence

·         Personal injury matters

A graduate of Georgetown University, he earned his law degree from Emory University School of Law in 2003. While at Emory, he received recognition as a Rothfeder Family Scholar and received the Emory University School of Law Dean’s Public Service Award. Since then, Mr. Nace has built a reputation of success in high profile and complex personal injury cases. He has secured positive verdicts for clients in medical malpractice trials heard in Washington, D.C., Maryland and West Virginia.

Actively involved in the legal community, he is a member of the American Association for Justice Board of Governors and is also the chair of the Compliance Committee for the American Association for Justice. In addition, he currently serves as the vice president of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC, is a trustee at the Pound Civil Justice Institute and is a member of the board of governors of the Public Justice Foundation.

The legal community recognizes Christopher Nace’s contributions and extensive record of success, awarding him with the American Association for Justice Distinguished Service Award and an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. He has also received recognition by the Best Lawyers in America and Washingtonian magazine and was selected to be included in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (70%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General (20%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Products: Products Liability

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2013

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About Christopher Nace

Admitted: 2007, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: https://www.paulsonandnace.com/our-team/christopher-t-nace/

Honors and Awards:

  • Heavy Lifting Award, American Association for Justice, 2012
  • Past recipient of the Wiedman Wysoki Award, American Association for Justice, 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Association for Justice, 2010
  • Living Classrooms Rising Star, 2014
  • Recognized as one of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Dean’s Public Service Award, Emory University School of Law
  • Rothfeder Family Scholar, Emory University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • AAJ’s Compliance Committee, Chair
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Vice President
  • AAJ’s Membership Oversight Committee
  • AAJ’s New Lawyers Division, Past-Chair
  • American Association for Justice, Board of Governors, at-large Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • National Capital Region Board of the Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute, Trustee
  • Public Justice Foundation, Board of Governors, Member

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Editor-in-Chief, Emory Law Journal, Emory University School of Law

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and Washingtonian Magazine

Educational Background:

  • Goizueta Business School at Emory University, Masters in Business Administration, 2003
  • Georgetown University, Major: Government , 1998
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1615 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-463-1999

 

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Last Updated: 1/25/2017

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