Christopher Banys started Banys, P.C. with one goal in mind: providing intelligent, effective advocacy to help his clients achieve justice. Whether he’s helping an inventor protect her invention in a complex patent-infringement case, helping the victim of a serious personal injury get the help he needs to pay his medical bills and rebuild his life, or working free of charge to help a homeless family stay in emergency shelter, Mr. Banys’ brings his passion for justice to every client, in every case.
Mr. Banys’ commitment to justice includes lending a hand to those in need who cannot afford legal help, earning him pro bono awards including: An Equal Justice America fellowship; several law firm awards, including pro bono associate of the year; the Legal Services for Children’s 2008 Pro Bono Advocate Award; and a Certificate of Appreciation from the Northern District of California’s Silicon Valley Pro Bono Project in 2011.
Prior to founding Banys, P.C., Mr. Banys started and lead the Palo Alto office of a promient national trial firm and ran that firm’s intellectual property practice for five years, and before that, had been associated with several prominent Silicon Valley law firms.
Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Banys lives in the heart of Silicon Valley with his wife, children and a lovable pit bull named Spencer. He is an outdoorsman and a commercially-rated pilot.