CHRIS DEL VALLE is an experienced attorney who has been a valuable member of the Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP team since 2017. During his time at the firm, he has worked on a range of complex securities fraud cases, including In re Akorn, Inc. Securities Litigation, Case No. 15-CV-01944, (N.D. Ill.); In re Yahoo! Inc. Securities Litigation, Case No. 17-CV-00373-LHK (N.D. Cal.); In re Endurance International Group Holdings, Case No. 1:15-cv-11775-GAO; In re LSB Industries, Inc. Securities Litigation, Case No. 1:15-cv-07614-RA-GWG; In re Alibaba Group Holding Limited Securities Litigation, Case No. 1:15-md-02631 (CM); In re Community Health Systems Inc, Case No.: 3:19-cv-00461.
One of Chris’ most notable recent cases was Hartpence v. Kinetic Concepts, Inc., No. 19-55823 (9th Cir. 2022), alleging violations of the False Claims Act (FCA). Chris was part of the legal team that successfully represented a whistleblower in obtaining 9th Circuit reversal of the lower court’s order granting summary judgment. This victory established Chris as a leading attorney in the field of FCA litigation.
With highly technical expertise in electronic discovery, Chris manages all facets of the firm’s e-discovery needs, including crafting advanced search algorithms, predictive coding, and technology-assisted review. Chris also has a wealth of experience in deposition preparation, expert discovery, and preparing for summary judgment and trial.
Chris’ experience prior to joining GPM includes trial and discovery preparation for complex corporate securities fraud litigation, patent prosecution, oral arguments, injunction hearings, trial work, mediations, drafting and negotiating contracts, depositions, and client intake.
He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo, majoring in English Literature/Journalism, and a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego. Chris is a proud native of Buffalo, New York, and a passionate fan of the Buffalo Bills, hosting a weekly podcast entitled The Bills Dudes. In addition to his legal work, Chris enjoys traveling, playing basketball, archery and is on a quest to locate the most flavorful tequila and mezcal ever produced in Mexico. With his experience in securities litigation and a strong educational background, Chris Del Valle is a valuable member of the GPM team.