About Christopher Jorgensen
Mr. Jorgensen is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group of Lewis and Roca, LLP. He practices in the Lewis and Roca Pharmaceutical & Medical Device and Products Liability groups. He has extensive experience in handling complex, mass tort and multi-district litigation, including the Diet Drug, PPA, Accutane, Nexium, AWP and Asbestos litigation. He also has experience in defending tire manufacturers and consumer products.
Recently, Mr. Jorgensen has been very active in representing financial institutions in litigation arising from the sub-prime mortgage crisis. He has significant experience representing financial institutions in matters dealing with consumer protection statutes (TILA, RESPA, HOEPA, FCRA), home mortgage litigation and foreclosure. Through his representation a large body of consumer finance case law has been established in Nevada arising from the thousands of home mortgage lawsuits filed in Nevada.
Mr. Jorgensen frequently works as local counsel for large national law firms requiring Nevada counsel. He authored the Nevada section of the American Bar Association's publication 50 State Survey of Medical Monitoring and the Nevada section of the IADC State Best Practices Survey in 2011 and 2012. He also recently co-authored and presented “What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Always Stay in Vegas --Anatomy of a Conspiracy and Its Legal and Ethical Implications for Defendants, Insurers, and Their Attorneys, for the FDCC Quarterly Journal and at the FDCC 2012 Annual Meeting.
Active in many professional organizations, Mr. Jorgensen is a member of TAGLAW, the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC), The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) and the Clark County Bar Association.
Rated an "AV/Preeminent Attorney" rating with Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Jorgensen is admitted in both Nevada and Virginia. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Utah, following a clerkship with the Honorable Stephen J. Huffaker. He obtained his Bachelors of Arts from Brigham Young University.