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WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say

"Chris is incredibly thorough and easy to work with"
"He is  highly intelligent and able to understand complex telecommunications matters from a business, economic and technological perspective"

Biography

Dr. Dippon is a Managing Director at NERA and a leading authority in complex litigation disputes and competition matters in the communications, Internet, and high-tech sectors. He is also the Chair of NERA’s Global Energy, Environment, Communications & Infrastructure (EECI) Practice, where he leads over 100 experts in the areas of energy, communications, media, Internet, environment, auctions, transport, and water. Global Arbitration Review (2019) ranks Dr. Dippon among the world’s leading commercial arbitration experts, saying: “Christian Dippon is regarded by clients as ‘a highly intelligent, articulate and sophisticated expert who possesses deep technical knowledge of the telecommunications industry.’”

Dr. Dippon advises his clients in economic damages assessments, class certifications and damages, false advertising, antitrust matters, and regulatory and competition issues. He has extensive testimonial and litigation experience, including depositions, jury and bench trials in state and federal courts, domestic (AAA) and international arbitrations (UNCITRAL, ICC, ICSID, LCIA), and submissions before international courts. He assists clients with a broad range of litigation disputes related to wireline, wireless, cable, media, Internet, consumer electronics, and the high-tech sector. Dr. Dippon also routinely testifies before US and international regulatory authorities, including the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Aviation Administration, the International Trade Commission, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, and the Competition Bureau Canada. Dr. Dippon has authored and edited several books, as well as book chapters in anthologies, and has written numerous articles on telecommunications competition and strategies. He also frequently lectures in these areas at industry conferences, continuing education programs for lawyers, and at universities. National and international newspapers and magazines, including the Financial Times, Business Week, Forbes, the Chicago Tribune, and the Sydney Morning Herald, have cited his work.

Dr. Dippon serves on NERA’s Board of Directors, the Board of Directors of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS), and on the Editorial Board of Telecommunications Policy. He is a member of the Economic Club of Washington, DC, the American Economic Association (AEA), the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Federal Communications Bar Association (FCBA).

WWL Ranking: Recommended
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