Christopher Cole is the co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Advertising & Product Risk Management Group in the Washington, D.C. office. Chris practices complex commercial litigation and regularly advises regarding the development, substantiation, approval, and defense of advertising campaigns. He frequently represents companies that have complex product development, reputational, and marketing concerns that require overlapping and multifaceted solutions, not only in court, but also before federal regulatory agencies. In this work, he has represented some of the world’s leading companies in industries such as food and beverages, media and telecommunications, and consumer products. Chris also regularly appears before the National Advertising Division (NAD), where he has achieved some of the most notable results for his clients in that forum over the last decade. Chris has successfully litigated many other types of cases, including patent, copyright, unfair competition, consumer class actions, general commercial litigation, and government enforcement proceedings.