Chris Mohamed’s practice concentrates on general liability, construction defect, premises liability, and business litigation matters. He handles all aspects of pre-trial litigation including, initial evaluation and pleadings, discovery, depositions, and law and motion.
Before joining Walsworth, Chris worked as an associate attorney at another Orange County law firm, where he focused on personal injury, construction defect, and premises liability defense litigation. Chris was responsible for managing independent case files; this included preparing and negotiating case management orders, attending all hearings, and drafting and arguing dispositive motions before the Federal Court. In another previous role, he gained trial experience as a second chair. Chris examined and cross-examined witnesses at trial, took depositions and examinations under oath, drafted motions, briefs, and discovery covering all areas of motion practice, and attended client and expert meetings regarding analysis and case strategy. He was heavily involved in preparing trial pleadings and documents as well as clients for depositions.
- Truck Driver v. Truck Manufacturer – Received defense verdict due to sub rosa evidence obtained of the plaintiff in a personal injury case. The verdict was obtained after the defense presented a video obtained by their investigator where the plaintiff was seen climbing a ladder with heavy roofing materials after he alleged certain injuries and inability to lift over 10 lbs.
- Obtained summary judgment on behalf of big box store in a premises liability matter after the court agreed with the big box store’s argument that the hazard was open and obvious.
- Secured a favorable settlement in a product liability matter with a multi-million dollar demand on behalf of a garage door manufacturer.
- Obtained favorable settlements on behalf of general contractors and subcontractors in construction defect matters.
- Negotiated several contracts for mergers and acquisitions and purchase agreements for various businesses.
- Orange County Bar Association
Following law school, Chris was selected to participate in a fellowship program that focused on helping the underprivileged community in Los Angeles. He advocated for the community in dealing with Consumer Rights Law and participated in various aspects of residential real estate civil litigation.
Outside of the office, Chris enjoys writing short stories, playing basketball with friends, boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and running.