Chris Lugo, J.D.
Chief Legal Officer

 

Chris Lugo serves as the Chief Legal Officer for MLG Attorneys at Law. Prior to this role, Chris has over twenty-five years of legal and operational experience in a variety of industries including entertainment, health and wellness and fashion. This diversity of experiences gives Chris a broad range of knowledge to strengthen and drive the MLG team.

Born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, Chris is a third generation Californian. His family established themselves in both the petroleum and agricultural industries, which created a solid work ethic in him at a young age. After furthering his education at the University of California, Davis, Chris moved to Southern California where he combined his family business experiences with his degrees to achieve success in multiple fields.

In addition to his work, Chris is also involved in a variety of causes including: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum (founding member), The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, NAACP and The Nature Conservancy. Especially close to his heart is the American Cleft Palate Association as Chris was born with cleft palate and was the first individual, as a child, to receive and groundbreaking corrective procedure that is still used to this day.

In his spare time, Chris loves spending time with his two white Boxers (Addison and Redford), is a passionate film fan, loves concerts, reading and traveling the world with his mom (42 countries so far across six continents).

Education

  • University of California, Davis (B.A. History)
  • University of California, Davis (B.A. Political Science and Government)
  • University of California, Davis (J.D. Law)

Admissions & Memberships

  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Museum (founding member)
  • The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • American Cleft Palate Association

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”

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