• Biography

    Christopher Maciel is an associate in the Business Litigation Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone. He has represented clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including partnership dissolution, products liability, contract disputes, intellectual property, and discrimination. Christopher's clients span multiple industries: real estate, automotive, housing, manufacturing, and fashion.

    Christopher earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he was awarded the Prosser Prize for Civil Trial Practice and was a member of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal. He also served as a director of the Expulsion Representation Project, a student-run clinic that provided representation to middle school and high school students facing expulsion. During law school, Christopher was a law clerk at the California Department of Justice Office of the Attorney General, where he was responsible for preparing appellate briefs to be filed in the California Court of Appeal.

    Professional Recognition

    • Received the Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services, State Bar of California - 2016

    Selected Publications and Speeches

    • “Adding an Alter Ego to a Judgment: How Long Can You Wait?,” co-author, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report: Orange County, Volume XIX No. 2, Summer 2017.
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D. , University of California, Berkeley School of Law , 2014 , Berkeley Technology Law Journal
    • B.A. , University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) , 2011 , cum laude
  • Admissions

    • California , 2014