Christopher L. Brown

Christopher Brown

Christopher Brown represents clients in commercial litigation matters. Christopher has drafted orders and decisions on issues involving complex contractor and sub-contractor litigation, the admissibility of lay and expert witnesses, and civil preliminary and permanent injunctions. Prior to joining Venable, he served as a judicial clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. There, he wrote opinions and orders for criminal and civil matters, including motions for summary judgment on insurance and social security cases, and evidentiary orders on federal alien smuggling and drug crimes.

During law school, Christopher assisted with a foreign bankruptcy proceeding as a summer associate in the New York office of an international law firm. He also represented clients at protective order hearings through the Courtroom Advocates Project (CAP), an organization that engages private legal practitioners in pro bono domestic violence work.

Related Practices




  • J.D. University of California, Berkeley School of Law 2019
    • Managing editor, Berkeley Law & Technology Journal
    • Co-director, Trial Team, Berkeley Law Board of Advocates
    • Regional Champion, National Trial Competition (NTC), Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA)
  • B.A. Political Science and Mathematics Vassar College 2016
    • Vice president for student life, Vassar Student Association

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable John A. Kazen U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Judicial law clerk, Superior Court of Guam, 2019 – 2020