Christopher B. Queally has joined Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani's Orange County office as a partner. Queally is a member of the firm's commercial litigation, insurance, tort & product liability, real estate, construction and aviation practice groups.
"We are very pleased to have Chris join Gordon & Rees," said Jeffrey A. Swedo, office managing partner of the firm's Orange County office. "Chris brings vast experience representing a wide range of clients in commercial litigation, insurance and real estate. He will be an asset in meeting the legal needs of our clients locally and as our firm continues to expand nationally."
Queally represents corporations and individuals in all aspects of commercial, insurance, product liability, and real estate litigation. He represents a broad spectrum of clients in each of his practice areas including Fortune 500 corporations, small businesses, public entities and individuals. Queally is both a trial and an appellate practioner who has achieved outstanding results for his clients.
Queally is admitted to practice in California; U.S. District Courts of Central, Northern, Southern, Eastern Districts of California; and U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit. He is a member of the California Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, and American Bar Association.
Queally received is law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and his bachelor's degree from Bates College. During law school, Queally was selected as a member of Pepperdine's prestigious Moot Court Appellate Team, and was a finalist in the 2001 National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament. He also completed an externship at a legal aid office in Los Angeles where he worked on Social Security claims for the disabled and landlord-tenant disputes for indigent clients. He was also a summer associate where he focused on litigation involving municipalities and other public entities.
Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 800 lawyers in 46 offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country and continues to climb the ranks of both The Am Law 200 and The National Law Journal. Additionally, in 2017 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 50 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 35 on its Diversity Scorecard.