Christopher Hockett

  • Lecturer

Chris Hockett was a partner in Davis Polk’s Northern California office and global head of the firm’s antitrust practice. He retired from the partnership in April of 2019. He has over 30 years of antitrust experience representing technology, media, and telecom clients – including in litigation, contested mergers, and government investigations. Hockett co-chairs an intensive antitrust training program for federal judges that rotates between Berkeley Law School and the University of Chicago. He is a frequent speaker on antitrust topics, and has also served as a mediator, arbitrator and court-appointed Special Master. In 2013-14, Hockett chaired the 9,000-member ABA Section of Antitrust Law. He received his law degree in 1985 from the University of Virginia, where he teaches an advanced antitrust course.


J.D., University of Virginia (1985)