FTB Promotes Sillari to Partnership


SAN DIEGO — The San Diego-based construction industry law firm of Finch, Thornton & Baird, LLP is pleased to announce the admission of Christopher R. Sillari as partner of the firm effective January 1, 2016. Founded in 1987, the firm represents prominent public works and commercial contractors.

Mr. Sillari practices in the areas of business and commercial litigation and transactions, federal procurement and claims, construction law, real estate, intellectual property, and appeals. Mr. Sillari’s practice includes advising clients on a variety of corporate, construction, real estate, and intellectual property matters, and handling disputes, including claims arising from contract breaches, commercial code violations, contract interpretation, real estate disputes, the misappropriation of trade secrets, trademark violations, and unfair business practices. Mr. Sillari has successfully participated in a number of federal procurement protests to the U.S. Government Accountability Office and has a keen familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations. Mr. Sillari has also participated in successful appeals with the California Courts of Appeal and the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.

He graduated law school cum laude and as a member of the Order of the Coif and the San Diego Law Review. Mr. Sillari was named a Super Lawyer – Rising Star in 2015 and 2016.