Christopher V. Fenlon





Chris’ practice is focused in the area of complex civil litigation, white collar criminal defense, and construction litigation. He has broad experience in litigating commercial, employment, criminal, and construction matters in federal and state court and in arbitration proceedings. Chris provides thoughtful representation to a variety of clients, including public and private corporations, banks, hospitals, public agencies, construction firms, law firms/attorneys, and individuals. Representative matters include successfully representing a medical practice in an arbitration regarding the expulsion of one of its former members, a health care executive in defense of False Claims Act and retaliation claims, an attorney in a legal malpractice action, a leading arts foundation in defense of a lawsuit alleging collusion and monopolization in the market for the art works of a modern 20th century visual artist, a group of opt-out plaintiffs in In re TFT-LCD Antitrust Litigation seeking damages for overcharges on purchases of flat panel displays from a worldwide price-fixing cartel, and the co-founder of a global beverage corporation in a breach of contract action. Chris is a former law clerk to the Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino, United States District Court, Northern District of New York.

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2018-Present)
    • Associate (2014-2017)
  • Hon. Mae A. D'Agostino, United States District Court, Northern District of New York
    • Law Clerk (2013-2014)
  • Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP
    • Associate (2009-2013)
  • Criminal Appeals Clinic, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    • Student Attorney (2007-2010)
  • Hon. Robert M. Levy, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • Judicial Intern (2007)

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Upstate New York, Rising Star (2016-2018)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States District Court, New York: Northern, Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts
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