Christopher Greenleaf


Christopher Greenleaf is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Litigation and the Insurance Law Practices. Mr. Greenleaf has more than 20 years of litigation experience. He handles the following types of matters:

  • General business litigation including contract disputes
  • Collection of judgments and pursuit of pretrial collection remedies including writs of possession and writs of attachment
  • Trade secret litigation
  • Corporate and partnership disputes
  • Banking litigation including letter of credit disputes
  • Insurance litigation

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Complex Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • COVID-19: Commercial & Contractual Litigation Disputes

Additional Experience



Professional Presentations

Lectured to various banking organizations concerning letters of credit


University of Southern California

Juris Doctor, 1993

  • Southern California Law Review

University of California, Los Angeles

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1990


  • The Holder-in-due-Course Exemption to the Fraud Exception to Compelled Honor Under Revised Article 5, 115 BANKING LAW JOURNAL, January 1998
  • Making Interrogatory Responses Binding Judicial Admissions, LOS ANGELES LAWYER, December 1997