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Christopher Sean Milligan

Christopher Sean Milligan

also known as Christopher S. Milligan

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Mr. Milligan specializes in workers compensation law, and has extensive experience in the area of employment law and civil litigaton

Mr. Milligan graduated from USC Law School in 2000, where he was Senior Articles Editor of the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal. He graduated from University of California at San Diego in 1996, where he was on the Provost's Honors List. He has been published in the California Lawyer and other publications, and has several published cases. He has also lectured on various wage and hour topics.

Mr. Milligan has been selected as a "Southern California Super Lawyers: Rising Star" by Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine for 2011. "Rising Stars" are "outstanding, emerging attorneys in Southern California," under 40 years of age. The final list includes less than 3 percent of the Southern California Bar.

Mr. Milligan is a member of the California State Bar and is admitted to practice before all of the Federal District Courts in California, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Milligan is also a member of the American Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Bar Admissions: State Bar of California, 2000U.S. District Court, Central District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court, Eastern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court, Northern District of CaliforniaU.S. District Court, Southern District of California Professional Affiliations

Member, State Bar of California

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    4 years, 200 cases
  2. Employment & Labor: 25%
    13 years, 250 cases
  3. Litigation: 25%
    15 years, 100 cases

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Contact info


21688 Gateway Ctr. Dr., Ste. 125
Diamond Bar, CA


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSouthern California Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMeserve, Mumper & Hughes, LLP2011 - 2012
Senior AssociateAtkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo2003 - 2010
AttorneyMeserve, Mumper & Hughes, LLP2000 - 2003
Law ClerkGirardi & Keese2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Westside Concrete Co., Inc. v. Department of Industrial Relations (2004) 123 Cal.App.4th 1317N/A
Belaire-West Landscape, Inc. v. Superior Court, 149 Cal. App. 4th 554 (2007)N/A
Flores v. Axxis Network & Telecommunications, Inc. (2009) 173 Cal. App. 4th 802, 807N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Bar Association. Health and Disability Insurance Law Committee.ERISA Survey of Federal Circuits - Ninth Circuit2011
California LawyerBanning Off-Duty Smoking2007
Southern California Interdisciplinary Law JournalFacial Recognition Technology, Video Surveillance, and Privacy2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of California - San DiegoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Prevailing Wage Law in CaliforniaPrevailing Wage2010