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Christopher J. Kondon

Fax +1.310.552.5001

Mr. Kondon is the head of the Southern California Employment Law practice group. He represents management in all aspects of employment law, including employment related litigation. Mr. Kondon regularly counsels a broad spectrum of clients on issues such as terminations, employment discrimination, wage and hour, FMLA, ADA, OSHA, restrictive covenants, employment policies, and trade secrets.

Mr. Kondon has experience representing public and private companies in unfair competition matters, employment discrimination and harassment, and class action wage and hour litigation. He has extensive litigation experience at all procedural levels, including successful trials and appeals, having tried nine cases to verdict. He has also handled numerous administrative proceedings before various state and federal agencies, as well as arbitrations before private tribunals.

Mr. Kondon has also handled matters in the areas of intellectual property, entertainment litigation and other commercial disputes.

Mr. Kondon’s recent engagements include the following:

  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a major medical services provider accused of wrongful termination and disability discrimination. 
  • Served as lead counsel defending a major telecommunications company in a three-week discrimination jury trial, resulting in a defense verdict.
  • Represented shipping company in unfair competition case involving restrictive covenants and misappropriation of trade secrets, resulting in recovery of client’s trade secrets and protection from unlawful use.
  • Won decertification, on behalf of major financial institution, of wage and hour class action previously certified.
  • Obtained judgment in favor of stock promotion company following bench trial on fraud and conversion claims.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of major athletics apparel manufacturer accused of wrongful termination. 
  • Defended major cable network in a three-week trial arising from production of a reality television series, resulting in a defense verdict from the jury.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Named Public Counsel's 2006 Pro Bono Volunteer Advocate of the Year, Consumer Law Project
  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association