Christopher Dacus handles all aspects of complex commercial litigation and manages cases from inception through judgment. Mr. Dacus returned to Glaser Weil in 2022 after spending nearly three years as the General Counsel for an international investment firm based in Hong Kong. He represents clients in complex commercial litigation, entertainment litigation, and white collar defense.
Mr. Dacus graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2005. While in law school, he attended the Wharton School and earned a certificate in business and public policy.
Mr. Dacus served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas C. Platt, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He also holds a CIPP/US privacy specialist certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Represented Pimco founder in dispute with company.
Represented Tinder co-founder in dispute with company.
Represented numerous criminal defendants against the United States Attorney’s office, including at plea agreements and sentencing.
Represented numerous health systems, hospital chains, and skilled nursing facilities in relation to payor and contract disputes, as well as in connection with responses to CMS and Department of Justice investigations.
Represented frequent firm client the Gores Group.
Representation of client in dispute related to $1 billion real estate development.
Representation of criminal defendant against United States Attorney’s Office at plea agreement and sentencing.
Representation of Fortune 100 health care company in False Claims Act case.
Representation of major talent agency in relation to numerous disputes.
"Seven Glaser Weil Attorneys Included in the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List"
"Eight Glaser Weil Attorneys Included in 2015 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List"
"Seven Glaser Weil Attorneys Among 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars"
Honors & Awards
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2015-2016
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013