During these challenging times, Severson & Werson remains open and in full operation, consistent with the firm’s previously established contingency planning. While many of our attorneys and staff will be working remotely, as a firm, we continue in full operation. We are here to help, as always.


Christopher T. Sakauye

Christopher Sakauye joined the Firm’s trial team in 2020, and his practice includes insurance defense in cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic injury arising out of vehicular collisions, trucking accidents, and premises liability claims. He is adept at managing a large and varied case load with specific emphasis on law and motion work.

Christopher’s broad experience is an asset to clients seeking creative and efficient solutions to their problems.  He has previously represented developers, contractors, design professionals, manufacturing corporations, retail businesses, and tech startups.  In Washington, D.C., he worked for the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Hearings and the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

Christopher acquired his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Davis and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.  While a law student, he served as a member of the Georgetown Law Technology Review and fundraising chair for the Equal Justice Foundation.

Areas of Practice


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2017
  • University of California, Davis, B.A., Political Science, 2014


  • California
  • District of Columbia