Christpher M. Haws


Christopher M. Haws is an associate attorney with Friedemann Goldberg LLP, practicing in the areas of Estate Planning and Tax Law. He joined the firm in 2015.

Mr. Haws is experienced in matters of business organizations and transactions, real estate matters, contracts, lending, and all aspects related to estate planning and tax law.

He is a graduate of Tulane University Law School and Arizona State University. During law school, Mr. Haws was the Articles Editor of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. He interned with the First Judicial District of Colorado, served as a taxation research assistant at Tulane, and was a legal intern with McDermott International Inc. in their general counsel department.

Before he attended law school, Mr. Haws worked in the banking and financial industry and spent two years living and working in Seoul, South Korea. He has served as a volunteer with Lawyers Without Borders and Common Ground Legal Clinic, and has worked with the Louisiana Civil Justice Center.

Specific experience:

  • Basic and Advanced Estate Planning
  • Business Entity Formation, Maintenance, and Dissolution
  • Small Business Succession Planning
  • Trust Administration
  • Loan Documentation
  • Income, Transfer, and Property Taxes
  • Estate and Gift Tax Returns


  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude,
        with Trial Advocacy Honors
  •     Tulane University Law School
  • Bachelor of Arts
  •     Arizona State University

Bar Admissions


  • State Bar of California - Tax Law Section
  • Sonoma County Bar Association


  • "Devi v. Silva: Road Blocking Justice with Diplomatic Immunity" - Tulane Journal of International & Comparative Law, Spring 2013
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