Christopher E. Ng is an equity partner of Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt, LLP. Chris is a member of the firm’s Business and Commercial Law and Construction Law Departments where he primarily represents private and publicly-held companies in a wide range of business, commercial and construction transactions and disputes. Chris, a member of the State Bar of California and District of Columbia and licensed to practice in all California state and federal courts, is also an educator, active speaker, published author and frequent contributor to local, regional and national legal publications. For his achievements, Chris has been named a “Rising Star” by Los Angeles Magazine and Super Lawyers® (Thomson/Reuters) regularly since 2009, a distinction conferred upon less than 2.5% of all California attorneys.
Chris represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals in connection with all aspects of private and public projects, from contract negotiation to enforcing and defending contract, mechanics lien, stop payment notice, bond and other statutory claims. Chris is nationally recognized in the field of construction law and regularly pens articles and contributes to treatises for construction industry professionals and other lawyers.
Chris is uniquely well-equipped to counsel all types of business (corporations, LLCs, partnerships, startups, entrepreneurs and other business owners) in a wide variety of legal issues. He provides a broad range of legal services to protect and grow a company in every stage of the business life cycle, including: the proper formation of the appropriate business entity; drafting and negotiating all types of contracts to manage risk; protecting trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property; resolving claims before litigation; prosecuting and defending business-related litigation; collections; restructuring debt; enforcing judgments; and protecting creditors’ rights in bankruptcy.
Chris also regularly assists manufacturers, distributors and retailers with a vast array of commercial law issues, including: drafting standard terms and conditions for the sale or purchase of goods; advising clients regarding troublesome contract terms; ensuring proper contract administration; handling shipping disputes and risk of loss; representing clients in commercial disputes and litigation; and assisting with enforcing judgments and collections