Chris is a shareholder with Soha & Lang. She focuses on defending local, national and international clients in a wide variety of disputes. She has litigated a diverse array of product liability cases, many involving claims of asbestos exposure, and has defended hundreds of asbestos-related claims on behalf of her clients. She frequently works as a part of a national team in mass tort litigation. Clients include manufacturers of industrial and marine equipment such as pumps, valves, boilers, and seals, as well as products used in the automotive and aircraft industries. In this capacity, Chris has counseled clients for 36 years. Chris has furthered her long-term interest in European history and art by living in Italy and Austria, and while there, she researched and later published on legal issues pertaining to international trade in forest products. She was a founding principal of a consulting firm providing legal risk assessment and loss control services to technology-oriented companies, and has published articles in the areas of risk prevention and technology.
Chris is admitted in both Washington and Oregon federal and state courts.
- University of Arizona Law school, J.D. 1982
HONORS and involvement
- Executive Editor, University of Arizona Law Review