Christopher Hockett

  • Lecturer

Chris Hockett was a litigation partner in Davis Polk’s Northern California office and global head of the firm’s antitrust practice. He retired from the partnership in 2019.  Hockett spent more than 30 years representing clients in a broad range of high-profile commercial matters, with a particular focus on antitrust litigation, investigations and advisory work. He has handled cases in more than 35 jurisdictions, and his experience spans a wide variety of industries, including technology, e-commerce, finance, telecommunications, media, sports and manufacturing. He has also served as a mediator, arbitrator and court-appointed special master. 

Hockett chaired the 9,000-member ABA Section of Antitrust Law from 2013 to 2014. He teaches the short course Antitrust in the Digital Economy.

 

Education

  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
    1985
  • B.A.
    College of William & Mary
    1981