A. Christopher Young

A. Christopher Young

Partner

Philadelphia, PA
Phone: 215.981.4190    Fax: 215.981.4750

youngac@pepperlaw.com

A. Christopher Young is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Pepper Hamilton LLP and chairman of the Franchise Distribution and Marketing Section of the Trial and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His trial practice involves many areas, including antitrust, admiralty, commercial disputes, franchise issues and products liability. Mr. Young has represented large petroleum refining companies in environmental, antitrust, commercial and franchise disputes. Together with other members of Pepper, Mr. Young has built a strong relationship with the clients he has represented and has advised them on risk management, alternative dispute resolution options and litigation advice.

Presently Mr. Young serves as trial counsel in litigation involving antitrust, trademark and contract actions filed by a group of franchisees in a number of states. He was a part of the litigation team that defended ADT Security Services, Inc. at trial of a breach of contract claim by a nationwide class of dealers in Denver, Colorado and Sun Company, Inc. against federal price discriminations and UCC bad faith pricing claims brought in the Schwartz case in Detroit, Michigan, and the Tom-Lin multiplaintiff bad faith pricing claim in Columbus, Ohio.

Education

  • J.D., Tulane University Law School, 1989
  • B.A., History, Denison University, 1983

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • United States Supreme Court

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