Christian Villatoro

A valued member of Olshan's Litigation Group, Christian Villatoro represents clients in complex commercial disputes.

Christian’s experience includes matters ranging from breach of contract disputes to federal investigations. He excels at research, brief writing, and assisting at every stage of a case. With a strong work ethic, commitment to client service, and a desire to always learn and grow, Christian is a problem solver, who readily adapts his tactics and approach based on the situation and the needs of clients and colleagues.

Before attending law school, Christian worked for a nonprofit organization in Newark, New Jersey focused on connecting disadvantaged and low-income communities with resources and community programming. Through that work, he gained an understanding of the importance of taking a client-centered approach.

Christian is deeply committed to mentoring members of minority groups in law school and the legal profession. He is fluent in Spanish and an active member of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey.

  • Assisted in representing a global professional services firm through several federal investigations.
  • Defended an advertising client and won at trial in New York City Civil Court on a breach of contract matter.
  • Drafted and prepared briefs and provided research assistance in complex breach of contract disputes involving company securities.
  • Drafting pleadings, facilitating discovery, drafting discovery demands and responses, and motion papers for various commercial litigation matters.


  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

Practice Areas


J.D., cum laude, Rutgers Law School, 2021

  • Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Rutgers University Law Review
  • Moot Court Board
  • Recipient, Dean’s Merit Scholarship

B.A., cum laude, Rutgers University, 2016


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York


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