CHRISTOPHER J. ALFIERI

CHRISTOPHER J. ALFIERI

Partner


Christopher Alfieri grew up in New Mexico and attended Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1990.

He obtained his law degree from Loyola University Law School in 1999, where he served on the Moot Court Board of Directors.
He was admitted to the Louisiana Bar the same year.

Mr. Alfieri is a dual-national of the United States and Italy and is fluent in the Italian language. He currently serves as Legale di Fiducia (general legal counsel) to the Italian General Consulate in Houston, Texas. His work with the Italian Consulate engages him in a wide array of matters involving Italian nationals and corporations operating in the United States.

Mr. Alfieri joined Christovich & Kearney in 1999, and currently practices in the areas of general and commercial defense litigation on matters involving products liability, toxic tort, transportation and insurance coverage, among others.

Mr. Alfieri also practices in the area of art law counseling artists, collectors, dealers, arts organizations, institutions, museums and non-profit corporations in Louisiana and elsewhere on a variety of legal matters involving governance, art commerce, artist rights, resale rights and restitution and repatriation.

Mr. Alfieri is a founding Executive Board Member, Officer and General Counsel of U.S. Biennial, Inc., the non-profit entity which produces Prospect New Orleans, the largest triennial exhibition of international contemporary art in the U.S. which takes place in multiple venues through New Orleans.

Mr. Alfieri is the current President of the New Orleans Chapter of the Federal Bar Association 2014/15, the largest FBA chapter in the U.S., established in 1937.

Bar Admission:
Louisiana, 1999

Education:
Emerson College (B.S., 1990)
Loyola University School of Law (J.D., 1999) 
Member, Moot Court Board, Loyola University School of Law

Memberships:
Federal Bar Association (Executive Board of Directors & President - New Orleans Chapter)
New Orleans Bar Association
Louisiana State Bar Association
New Orleans Association of Defense Counsel
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit