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Christopher Cianci

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Lagasse Branch Bell & Kinkead LLP
626 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 213-817-9152
Fax: 213-817-9154
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in California Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Civil Litigation: Defense (50%), Employment & Labor: Employer (30%), Business Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Christopher Cianci is a Senior Associate at Lagasse Branch Bell + Kinkead LLP in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Cianci practices civil defense litigation, particularly in the areas of business and employment law, serving clients throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area. He has over 10 years of experience.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Cianci has successfully represented clients in complex litigation matters, arbitrations, mediations and depositions. He has litigated jury and bench trials and has experience at the trial and appellate levels.

Away from the office, Mr. Cianci is an active participant in his legal community. He belongs to the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, the Italian American Lawyers Association and the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles. He has lectured for professional organizations including the Burbank Association of Realtors.

Mr. Cianci graduated with high honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in English and Dramatic Arts. He received his law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. While pursuing his law degree, he worked for the Screen Actors Guild and New Line Cinema, and served as an extern for a judge sitting on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Mr. Cianci is qualified to appear before all California and New York state courts, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Civil Litigation: Defense
  • 30%Employment & Labor: Employer
  • 20%Business Litigation

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Christopher Cianci

First Admitted: 2009, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.lbbklaw.com/attorneys/christopher-cianci/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State Bar of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • California State Courts
  • State Bar of California
  • IVY (Los Angeles)  
  • TEAM Referral Network
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles
  • Italian American Lawyers Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Honors/Awards

  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers in the area of Civil Litigation: Defense, 2018-2020

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor-in-Chief (2008-09), Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal
  • Real Estate Litigation, 2018 SBPA MCLE Conference (09/22/2018)
  • Real Estate Litigation, Burbank Association of Realtors (10/17/2019)
  • An AB5 Explainer, Burbank Association of Realtors (02/13/2020)

Educational Background

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. in English & Dramatic Art, with High Honors and Member of Phi Beta Kappa

Industry Groups

  • And Real Estate
  • Business
  • Contracts
  • Employment
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Office Location for Christopher Cianci

626 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 1000
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: 213-817-9152

Fax: 213-817-9154

Last Updated: 12/21/2020

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