Christopher T. Aumais

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Girardi | Keese
 | 1126 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-977-0211
Fax: 213-481-1554
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Environmental Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    Focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, Christopher Aumais is an attorney at Girardi | Keese. Located in Los Angeles, California, he represents people and businesses throughout the state. Mr. Aumais has been admitted to practice in California since 2007, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    In part of his practice, Mr. Aumais provides aggressive advocacy for people who have incurred economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. His caseload in this regard has encompassed toxic torts, premises liability, motor vehicle crashes, and defective products, and he has been able to obtain sizable jury awards and negotiated settlements on his clients' behalf. Some of his representative results include a $14 million settlement against an amusement park in a premises liability case involving a dangerous ride that caused a traumatic brain injury to his client, a $18 million verdict on behalf of a client who was severely beaten at a Dodger Stadium parking lot, and a $9.34 million award in a case involving a multi-vehicle collision.

    Mr. Aumais has worked on many nonpersonal injury cases as well, and he has been equally successful, including a $2.9 million settlement for groundwater contamination and a $56 million verdict in a case involving fraud and breach of contract. Other matters that he has handled have involved intellectual property disputes, insurance bad faith, and employment law. His colleagues have taken note of his superior track record and have awarded him a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. Fluent in French as well as English, Mr. Aumais holds degrees from universities in Canada and Northern Ireland, and he was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2006 by Southwestern School of Law.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 20%Environmental Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 10%Business Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Defects, Products Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Class Actions, Toxic Torts


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    Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2017

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    About Christopher Aumais

    Admitted: 2007, California

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    • Chosen in 2016 as one of the top 100 Irish American Lawyers, Irish Legal 100 Honoree, 2016
    • Super Lawyers, 2018
    • Admitted and took oath to the Supreme Court Bar, Supreme Court Bar, Supreme Court, 2017
    • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2009
    • Finalist, Consumer Attorney of the Year, CAOC, 2010
    • Finalist for Stow v. Los Angeles Dodgers, Consumer Attorney of the Year, CAOC, 2016
    • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyer, 2017

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL), Member, 2007 - Present
    • Santa Monica Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
    • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Member, 2007 - Present
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board Member, 2007 - Present
    • Board of Governors Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
    • California State Bar, 2007
    • Board of Governors Member, American Association for Justice, 2007 - Present
    • ABOTA Associate, 2017
    • Irish American Bar Association Past President and board member (on-going), 2007
    • Member, Public Justice Foundation
    • Board of Governors Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
    • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2007
    • Member, American Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board Member, Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, 2015


    • $1.6 Million, Settlement - against gate manufacturer for defective industrial gate
    • $1.8 Million, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for seat belt defect
    • $2.5 Million, Settlement - against automobile manufacturer for lack of crashworthiness in rollover incident
    • $2.9 Million, Settlement - Cook v. Shell Oil Co., - MTBE contamination to private property
    • $6.3 Million, Settlement - for Construction Defect case on behalf of a Homeowner's Association and multiple Plaintiffs
    • $14 Million, Settlement - against amusement park ride causing traumatic brain injury to client
    • $30 Million, Settlement - bus rollover
    • $50 Million, Settlement- against Utility Company
    • $56 million, Verdict - IT Global v. Frost et al, Breach of Contract/Fraud involving Multi-Million dollar media company
    • $90 Million, Settlement - against Utility Company
    • $3.55 million, Verdict - for wrongful death and personal injuries in auto v. auto accident in San Bernardino County
    • $9.34 million, Verdict - S. Lutz and C. Brewer v Jason Mudford- Multiple motor vehicle accident
    • $18 million, Verdict - Bryan Stow v LA Dodgers -Inadequate Security/Brain Injury against the Los Angeles Dodgers

    Educational Background:

    • Universite de Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne Droit des Affaires, Paris, France, Paris Summer Institute program in international and comparative law co-sponsored by Cornell Law School and the Sorbonne Law School, 2000
    • Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, B.A., With Honors, Dean's List, 1998
    • Queen's University School of Law, Belfast, Northern Ireland, L.L.B./J.D., - 2003
    • Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California, L.L.M. in Entertainment Law, 2005
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    Office Location for Christopher T. Aumais

    1126 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

    Phone: 213-977-0211

    Fax: 213-481-1554

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