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Christopher R. Hampton

Associate

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Overview

Chris Hampton is a litigation associate in the Construction practice group, with experience in White Collar litigation and Government Investigations.

Chris is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and South Carolina.  Chris is also a licensed general contractor (building classification) in North Carolina.

While clerking at Nexsen Pruet, Chris travelled to Taiwan to assist a partner representing a U.S. client before the Taiwan Intellectual Property Court. Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Davidson College in 2008, where he was a varsity football player and a Bonner Scholar.

In addition to a general business litigation background, Chris has experience defending construction entities and other companies in civil and criminal false claims cases, including whistleblower actions and DBE fraud. Chris’s experience also includes intellectual property litigation, condemnation, and disciplinary hearings before occupational licensing boards.

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2015

Davidson College, B.S., 2008

Bar Admissions

South Carolina
North Carolina

Languages

Mandarin Chinese

Chris has assisted in a variety of litigation matters, including:

  • Defending the president of a construction company in a criminal fraud case involving government contracts;
  • Defending a defense contractor in several FCA cases;
  • Representing a political group during a public corruption investigation;
  • Defending a medical practice in FCA qui tam case;
  • Defending an individual and his company against drug money laundering charges resulting in acceptance into pre-trial diversion program and eventual dismissal of charges;
  • Representing an individual during a South Carolina Department of Revenue tax investigation;
  • Representing a witness during a bribery related federal grand jury investigation; and
  • Representing a hotel in a tax dispute before South Carolina Administrative Law Court