Prominent litigator Christopher B. Hopkins joins the West Palm Beach office of McDonald Hopkins



WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (August 26, 2015) – Christopher B. Hopkins has been elected a member at McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with an 85-year history. Based in the firm’s West Palm Beach office, Hopkins is joining McDonald Hopkins’ national Litigation department.

Formerly a partner at Akerman LLP, Hopkins has extensive trial and appellate experience in state and federal courts throughout Florida in the areas of commercial, construction, malpractice, and probate litigation. Beyond the courtroom, Hopkins has expertise in a wide range of emerging technologies, such as app development, bitcoin/virtual currency regulation, cloud computing, drones, e-discovery and retention, drafting end user license agreements (EULA), Internet crimes, data privacy, social media discovery/policy writing, and web contracts. 

“We are delighted that Christopher Hopkins has chosen to practice law at McDonald Hopkins,” said John T. Metzger, managing member of the firm’s West Palm Beach office. “His nearly 20 years of appellate, arbitration and litigation experience are impressive, and he is a perfect fit for the complex needs of our South Florida clients.” 

A prolific writer and speaker, Hopkins also developed a legal ethics iPhone app. He earned a J.D. from Tulane Law, a master’s degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Richmond. 

Christopher Hopkins can be reached at 561.847.2346 or

About McDonald Hopkins

Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. McDonald Hopkins joined the South Florida market in 2004 with the West Palm Beach office, and opened the Miami office in 2011. 

Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit

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