Jones Day (Miami)

Christopher R.J. Pace

Jones Day (Miami)
Lawyer (Partner)

Chris Pace has prevailed in more than 20 trials, and he has orally argued and prevailed in more than 25 appeals. Chris represents clients in commercial disputes, antitrust and unfair competition cases, RICO actions, and False Claims Act matters. He also represents clients in connection with criminal investigations and prosecutions. Victories Chris has assisted clients to obtain include the dismissal of the first private cryptocurrency antitrust lawsuit, the upholding of a financial service company’s immunity from liability for government disclosures under the Bank Secrecy Act, and summary judgment on the eve of trial in an energy industry tortious interference and breach of contract action. Chris has appeared on behalf of Fortune 500 companies in cases across the country, including in multidistrict litigation proceedings. He has represented corporations in the health care, financial services, and technology industries, including health tech and fintech companies, to litigate and resolve commercial, antitrust, and fraud/false claims lawsuits. Chris also is regularly engaged by both corporations and individuals to investigate, or defend against, allegations of misconduct being investigated or prosecuted by the Department of Justice or State Attorneys General, including alleged money laundering or foreign bribery/corruption. Prior to joining Jones Day, Chris had a diverse career that included service as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and as a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. He is a member of the Florida, California, District of Columbia, New York, and Texas bars.

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Antonio F. Dias, Christopher R.J. Pace, Eliot Pedrosa, Cristina Pérez Soto The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida rules that corporate-competitor plaintiffs may recover lost profits under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (Tymar Distribution / Mitchell Group)

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Southern District of Florida Finds Lost Profits Recoverable for Corporate-Competitor Plaintiffs Under FDUTPA The Chief Judge of the Southern District of Florida has ruled that corporate-competitor plaintiffs may recover lost profits under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (...)

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