Christopher A. Elsee


  • location icon Las Vegas, NV
    6385 South Rainbow Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Las Vegas, NV 89118

Christopher A. Elsee is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Chris is from Southern California and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to attending law school, he worked as an Academic Coordinator for a Southern California think tank.

In 2010, Chris moved to New York to attend St. John's University School of Law. While there, he was a 1L Class Representative, member of the Technology & Communications Committee, and a one-time writer for The Forum. Additionally, he was a staff member on the Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development, and published an article online at Jurist. During his legal studies, he also volunteered with the Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office at the Queens County Court, where he helped indigent and disadvantaged clients with various legal issues.

Chris was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 2014 and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Nevada, as well as in the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has extensive experience in general liability and personal injury matters, having litigated on both Plaintiff and Defense sides. His experience enables him to provide an exceptionally well-rounded defense for all his clients.

While not working, Chris spends his free time with his wife and four children.

Professional Presentations

Christopher Elsee, Are You Supporting Terrorists? You Just Might Be…, JURIST – Dateline, Nov. 7, 2012,


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Nevada
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


State Bar of Nevada

Awards & Honors

Postgraduate Public Service Fellowship (2013)

Staff Member, Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development

Public Interest Fellowship (2011)


St. John's University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2013

University of California, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Arts in History, 2006

Minor in Political Science, 2006

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