Christopher Patton is the managing partner and lead trial attorney of the Patton Trial Group, a ten-attorney firm with offices throughout California specializing in SIU matters. Mr. Patton has been handling primarily SIU matters for 25 years. He has tried 80 jury trials and nearly 50 SIU trials. In the 50 SIU trials, Mr. Patton has lost approximately $10,000 in total. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Southern California Fraud Investigators Association (SCFIA)) and has been a member of AFA/NCFIA for more than 20 years.
He was featured in the California Lawyer as “Top Defense Verdicts of 2018” and nominated for two jury trials as “Top Defense Verdicts of 2018: by the Daily Journal. Mr. Patton tried 8 jury trials in 2022 and was the prevailing party in each. Of his last 15 jury trials, the awards have averaged less than 1% of the plaintiff’s demand. Mr. Patton has conducted trials throughout California, including the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Freson, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Merced, Napa, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Shasta, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Ventura, Yolo and Yuba.
He has lectured on questionable billing patterns and admissibility of medical lien billing at numerous conferences for more than a decade.