Christopher M. Tauro

Managing Partner

  • location icon Boston, MA
    One International Place
    Suite 350
    Boston, MA 02110

Christopher Tauro is the managing partner of the Boston and Hartford offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability Practice. He represents a broad spectrum of clients including Fortune 500 companies, insurance companies, small businesses, and individuals. Mr. Tauro focuses his practice on the defense of  manufacturers, contractors, retailers, suppliers, and premise owners in products liability, toxic/mass tort and general liability litigation. Mr. Tauro has extensive experience in managing client’s needs from the investigation through trial. Mr. Tauro's primary goal is to provide clients with solutions to reduce and eliminate risk of liability and exposure/damages.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Tauro successfully managed and litigated hundreds of cases as an Assistant District Attorney and then an Assistant United States Attorney in Massachusetts. Mr. Tauro successfully argued and won a landmark decision on a motion for summary judgment based on the Statute of Repose which eliminated the majority of claims for the client in the Massachusetts Asbestos Litigation. Mr. Tauro won a dismissal for an international oil and gas company in a products liability case after gathering evidence during discovery which undermined the plaintiff’s claims. Mr. Tauro won summary judgment in a federal wrongful death case for alleged fatal exposure to vinyl chloride brought against his client, a Fortune 500 chemical company on the sophisticated user defense.

Admissions

Massachusetts

New York

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Associations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Education

Boston University School of Law

Juris Doctor

Boston University

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

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