Christopher is a member of both K&L Gates’ complex commercial and litigation disputes practice group and its environmental practice group. Christopher’s current representation spans a variety of substantive areas and includes providing environmental advice to clients engaged in complex real estate transactions, defending companies and individuals in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions across various industries, including agribusiness and renewable fuel generation, assisting parties participating in and challenging rulemakings and other regulatory actions, and day-to-day management of more than 30 active toxic tort cases in state and federal court in South Carolina.
More broadly, Christopher has an active litigation practice in both federal and state court, and he handles all phases of complex civil and criminal litigation, including early case assessment and investigation, dispositive motions practice, e-discovery, depositions, expert discovery, trial preparation, trial, and appeal. In addition, he regularly advises clients regarding enforcement and compliance with federal and state environmental statutes and regulatory regimes, including CERCLA, the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Jaros was an associate at an international law firm in Washington, D.C., where he maintained an active civil litigation practice that included all aspects of pre-trial and trial preparation. During law school, Mr. Jaros served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Lesley Wells of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.