Christopher C. Lam, managing partner of Bradley Arant Boult Cumming’s Charlotte office, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF).
“We congratulate Chris on his selection as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation,” said Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “Chris is an outstanding leader at Bradley and in his community, and he will contribute greatly to the ABF’s mission of advancing justice.”
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. Membership in the Fellows is limited to one percent (1%) of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and elected by the ABF board. The Fellows support the research of the ABF and sponsor seminars and events of direct relevance to the legal profession. The independent, nonprofit ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world.
In his litigation practice, Mr. Lam helps clients protect their business interests in disputes related to contracts, business torts, product liability, earn-outs, trade secrets, non-competes, LLCs and partnerships, defamation, and private equity investments. His clients include individuals, start-up businesses, middle market companies, and public corporations and he is lead North America product liability counsel for a Fortune 200 manufacturer. He also regularly counsels clients in business issues and contract drafting and negotiation.
Mr. Lam is a leader in several professional and civic organizations. He currently serves as chair of the 2021 Charlotte Access to Justice Campaign. He is the immediate past president of the Mecklenburg County Bar and is a past co-chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Administration of Justice Committee. He also is a past chair of the Business Litigation Committee of the International Association of Defense Counsel, an invitation-only, peer-reviewed organization of approximately 2,500 attorneys from more than 50 countries around the world. In addition, he serves on the Board of Visitors for Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy and is a trustee of the North Carolina Humanities Council.