Christopher Ng is an equity partner, executive committee member, and the managing partner Gibbs Giden. Chris primarily represents companies in a wide range of business, commercial and construction negotiations and disputes. Chris is a member of the State Bar of California and District of Columbia and licensed to practice in all California state and federal courts. Chris is also an educator, active speaker, published author and frequent contributor to local, regional and national legal publications. For his achievements, Chris has been named to the “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyers” lists by Los Angeles Magazine and Super Lawyers® (Thomson/Reuters) regularly since 2009 (including again in 2018), a distinction conferred upon less than 5% of all California attorneys. Chris was also named the 2015-2016 “Educator of the Year” by Credit Management Association (CMA).
Chris is nationally recognized in the field of construction law and regularly pens articles and contributes to treatises for construction industry professionals and other lawyers including publications by ENR Engineering News-Record, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (California Construction Law), BNi® (Acret’s California Mechanics Lien Laws), the California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) (California Mechanics Liens and Related Construction Remedies and California Construction Contracts, Defects and Litigation) and the American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on the Construction Industry.
He is also an Adjunct Professor at California State University Northridge and has taught at Pepperdine University. Chris is also a frequent speaker and educator for the ABA, Los Angeles County Bar Association, CMA, and was a featured speaker at both the 2012 and the 2015 ABA Forum on Construction Law meetings. Since 2015, Chris has served on the ABA Forum’s Diversity Committee, dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the vital role diversity plays in the industry.