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Challenging the Constitutionality of California’s Prop 8

Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Christopher D. Dusseault is Co-Partner in Charge of the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.  He is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and its Antitrust and Trade Regulation and Media and Entertainment Practice Groups.  Mr. Dusseault’s practice focuses on antitrust and competition law litigation and counseling, as well as general complex commercial litigation.  Mr. Dusseault also recently served as trial counsel in Perry v. Schwarzenegger , a federal constitutional challenge to the California ballot initiative that stripped gay and lesbian individuals of the right to marry.In January 2010, Mr. Dusseault was named one of California’s “Top 20 Under 40” by the legal publication Daily Journal .  The Daily Journal cited Mr. Dusseault’s work on the Perry litigation, his successful defense of a major antitrust lawsuit for Tyco Healthcare Group, and his leadership of Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles offices.  In April 2009, Mr. Dusseault was honored by Duke Law School with its “Young Alumni Award,” given to a graduate from the last 15 years for distinguished service to the legal profession and to the school. Mr. Dusseault received his B.A. degree summa cum laude from Yale University in 1991.  He received his J.D. degree with high honors from Duke University School of Law in 1994, where he was Special Projects and Notes Editor of Law and Contemporary Problems and Vice-Chairman of the Moot Court Board.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dusseault served as law clerk to The Honorable Robert E. Payne in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.”*Event is currently at capacity. Email confirmations to those who have RSVP’d will be sent out shortly along with those who have been placed on the wait list. Thank you for your interest!


Oct 4
12:00 pm-1:30 pm
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TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States