Chris Drury is a member of the firm’s Tort & Product Liability and Employment Law groups. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts with an emphasis on disputes involving products liability, employment law, breach of contract, business torts, and unfair trade practices, including violations of the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act and the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Law, M.G.L.A. c. 93A. Mr. Drury has also represented clients in business disputes involving noncompetition agreements, business insurance claims, the Uniform Commercial Code, trademark, copyright, and patent infringement claims, and theft of proprietary information and trade secrets claims.
In addition to defending clients in commercial litigation, Mr. Drury has experience litigating creditors’ rights, including representing secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy actions. Mr. Drury has also handled matters involving foreclosures, replevin, and reclamation of goods, and represented landlords with leasing issues, evictions, and collections.
Mr. Drury combines his career’s worth of experience in business and commercial litigation with a deep knowledge of electronic discovery and technical data to direct all phases of pretrial discovery. Mr. Drury has managed and overseen discovery for product and tort cases involving electronically stored information. Mr. Drury has also handled all aspects of pretrial motion practice, taken and defended numerous depositions, and assisted trial teams in coordinating witnesses, preparing trial documents and exhibits, and supporting the development of trial strategy. Specific to product liability cases, has experience defending large multinational companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, health care, and automobile industries. He has advised clients regarding issues of medical causation and regulatory compliance, and has assisted with preparing medical device and prescription drug actions for trial and developing case theories and defenses.
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association: Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Products Liability Committee
Connecticut Bar Association: International Law Section and Intellectual Property Section
DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar
Vice-Chair of the Glastonbury Education Foundation