Christopher E. Hersom

Christopher E. Hersom

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Products Liability Attorney in New York, NY

The Lanier Law Firm, PLLC
 | 126 East 56th Street, 6th Floor, Tower 56
New York, NY 10022-3613
Phone: 212-421-2800
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2016
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Christopher E. Hersom is an experienced trial lawyer and practices in the areas of asbestos litigation, toxic torts, mass torts, and product liability.  Prior to joining The Lanier Law Firm, Mr. Hersom was an associate at a respected Northern California law firm where he focused his practice on representing individuals who suffered from asbestos-related diseases. While there, he was the lead trial lawyer in an asbestos case that resulted in a $13.2 million plaintiffs verdict. The win was among the Top 100 Verdicts in San Francisco in 2012, as reported by The Recorder and VerdictSearch.

Mr. Hersom is experienced in all phases of litigation and has served as trial counsel for plaintiffs in numerous asbestos personal injury and wrongful death trials throughout California.  From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Hersom was named to the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Originally from San Jose, California, Mr. Hersom is a 2006 graduate of Santa Clara University School of Law.  He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor in 2003.

Mr. Hersom is admitted to practice law in California, New York and the District of Columbia.


About Christopher Hersom

Admitted: 2016, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • Northern California Rising Stars, 2013-2018, by Thomson Reuters

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mr. Hersom is admitted to practice law in California, New York and the District of Columbia.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2003
  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2006

Industry Groups

  • Asbestos-related Diseases
Office Location for Christopher E. Hersom

126 East 56th Street, 6th Floor
Tower 56
New York, NY 10022-3613

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Last Updated: 1/16/2019

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