Jump to Navigation
Christopher R. Allison

Christopher R. Allison

San Diego, California

Chris has practiced for more than sixteen years in California and has trials in all four San Diego Superior civil courthouses. Although the majority of Chris’ work involves litigation with specialization in the many areas of insurance defense, Chris also greatly appreciates advising individuals and businesses on how to avoid litigation. When not working, Chris most enjoys spending time with his wife and twin children. He also enjoys both playing and watching sports, especially soccer and golf.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Product and Warranty Liability
  • Real Property

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California 1999
  • US District Court, Central District of California 2000
  • US District Court, Northern District of California 2011
  • US District Court, Southern District of California 2002


  • California Western School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctorate, 1998
    • Student Bar President
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Manning, Kass, Ellrod, Ramirez and Trester, LLP 2005-2014
  • Farmer, Case & Fedor 2000-2005
  • San Diego District Attorney 1999
Our Firm Locations

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP


Office Managing Partner:
K. Robert Gonter, Jr.
E-mail the Firm | Irvine Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
38 Discovery, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

San Diego Office

Office Managing Partner:
Douglas D. Guy
E-mail the Firm | San Diego Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
15373 Innovation Drive, Suite 170
San Diego, CA 92128

Phone: 858-676-8600
Fax: 858-676-8601

Los Angeles office

Office Managing Partner:
Matthew M. Proudfoot
E-mail the Firm | Map and Directions

355 S. Grand Ave, Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

Ontario Office

Office Managing Partner:
Sean O'Doherty
E-mail the Firm | Ontario Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
3350 Shelby St., Suite 200
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265