Christopher M. Champine


  • Christopher M. Champine
  • Phone: +1 619 744 2268
    Fax: +1 619 393 0269

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    750 B Street, Suite 2900
    San Diego, CA 92101-4681

Christopher M. Champine defends businesses, institutions of higher education, and individuals against a variety of tort and contractual claims as a member of Duane Morris' Trial Practice Group. Mr. Champine has also worked on white-collar criminal investigations and regularly supports the firm's Real Estate Practice Group in land use and regulatory matters.

Prior to entering legal practice, Mr. Champine worked as a Senior Policy Advisor for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors.

Mr. Champine is a 2018 graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was editor-in-chief of the San Diego International Law Journal, and a graduate of American Public University Systems. 


  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California


  • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2018
    - Editor-in-Chief, San Diego International Law Journal
    - Treasurer, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
  • American Public University Systems, B.A., 2014


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2018-present

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
    - Young Lawyers Division

  • State Bar of California

  • San Diego County Bar Association
    - Board Member, New Lawyer Division
    - Civil Litigation Section

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "A COVID-19 Discussion: Banking, Real Estate and California Assembly Bill 828," Webinar, May 15, 2020