Overview

Chris has experience in a number of practice areas, with a focus on litigation matters. He has researched and drafted memorandum, briefs, and case pleadings on a variety of complex legal issues, and has helped prepare and manage discovery. Chris is a problem solver who prides himself on his ability to engage with different types of matters and proactively meet his client’s needs.

Prior to joining Schiff, Chris was a Graduate Fellow through the Public Interest Law Initiative and worked on housing discrimination cases brought under federal, state, and local fair housing laws. Before law school, Chris worked for several years in logistics and supply chain management as an account manager.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2018, summa cum laude
      Order of the Coif
      Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Articles Editor
      CALI Award: Torts, Criminal Law, Property, Legislation, Constitutional Law, First Amendment, Environmental Law, Seventh Circuit Review, Employment Relationships, and Legal Writing I, II, & III
      Chicago-Kent Lambdas, President (2017-2018), Secretary (2016-2017)
    • DePaul University, B.A., History, 2012, magna cum laude

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois

            Professional Memberships

            • The American Bar Association
            • The Chicago Bar Association
            • The Lesbian and Gay Bar Association of Chicago (LAGBAC)
          • Insights

            Publications

            • "Between Scylla and Charybdis: Ezell v. City of Chicago (Ezell II) and How the Seventh Circuit Continues to Narrow Chicago's Constitutional Path Forward on Gun Control," Seventh Circuit Review, Vol. 13 (Fall 2017) 
          • Citizenship

            Pro Bono Activities

            • John Marshall Law School Fair Housing Clinic, Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Graduate Fellow (2018)