Christian Novay


Christian Novay is a partner in the Chicago office of Lewis Brisbois and member of the General Liability Practice. He is a trial attorney with 20 years of experience and over 30 trials to verdict. He has a broad litigation background representing clients in a wide spectrum of legal matters from general liability to professional liability claims. Mr. Novay defended clients in dozens of trials, arbitrations (both binding and non-binding), mediations and administrative proceedings.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Mr. Novay was an Assistant District Attorney in New York.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • General Liability

Additional Experience



New York

USDC Eastern District of New York

USDC Northern and Southern District of Illinois


Counsel on Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)


Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Florida Southern College

Offices Held

  • Board and founding member CLM, Chicago Chapter
  • Board and founding member CLM, Religious and Not For Profit Committee
  • Board member CLM Product Liability, Consumer Goods Subcommittee