Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • University of Wisconsin, BS

Christopher W. Loweth

Christopher W. Loweth is a Senior Attorney at the Law Offices of Ruben P. Ruiz PC. His practice focuses on employment law and complex business litigation. He also has significant experience in matters involving trade secrets, trademark, and copyright.

Mr. Loweth represents small to mid-market companies and individuals in matters involving employment discrimination, including race, gender, and national origin discrimination and wage and hour issues. He also counsels clients on employment investigations, trade secret misappropriation, employee compensation and mobility issues and represents clients in the event of litigation. In addition, he also represents clients in cases involving intellectual property infringement, business torts, and unfair business practices. Mr. Loweth has experience with negotiating and implementing e-discovery protocols, trying cases, deposing fact and expert witnesses, drafting and arguing dispositive motions and appeals to federal and state appellate courts.

Mr. Loweth began his legal career in the San Diego office of a national law firm. For over ten years, he practiced law at a mid-sized firm in Chicago, focusing on business and commercial litigation. He moved out to the Bay Area three and a half years ago, where his practice has focused on employment law.

He attended the University of Michigan Law School, located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin, located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Away from his law practice, Chris enjoys spending time with his three young children, coaching his sons’ Little League teams, and going camping and fishing.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Norther District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • California Superior Courts

  • Understanding Motions To DemurJune 28, 2016 - 8:44 pm

    A demurrer is ‘a pleading used to test the legal sufficiency of other pleadings’. A ‘pleading’ is the term used to refer to documents that are presented before court. Documents such as complaints, answers to complaints and cross-complaints are all considered pleadings.

  • Understanding Summary JudgmentJune 28, 2016 - 4:11 pm

    A motion for summary judgment is filed by a party to a case when they believe that there is no dispute as to any material facts and therefore no requirement of hearing evidence and going through the process of trial to determine disputed facts. Alternatively, it could also be explained as follows: if the facts […]

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