Christian Coward

Associate

Christian Coward helps clients handle commercial litigation and product liability issues. Christian has also assisted attorneys in regulatory compliance matters. As a research assistant at University of Baltimore School of Law, he reviewed and analyzed statutes to investigate necessary updates to Maryland law in preparation for the deployment of connected and automated vehicles. He also researched the financial exclusion of ex-offenders and the current policies in place to facilitate financial inclusion of ex-offenders in the United States.

Christian has conducted substantive legal research on a host of legal matters, including standards for specific jurisdiction and legislative preemption as a judicial intern. He has drafted bench memoranda, orders, and opinions; completed clerking assignments; and worked with law clerks on various legal matters. As a law clerk at a litigation firm, he assisted attorneys with client matters by conducting substantive legal research for a wide range of issues, including products liability, estates and trusts, and business torts. He has also drafted legal documents and participated in case development.

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Education

  • J.D. summa cum laude University of Baltimore School of Law 2021
    • Symposium editor, University of Baltimore Law Review
    • Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society
    • Heuisler Honor Society
    • Criminal Law – Law Scholar
    • Fannie Angelos Program for Academic Excellence
    • Black Law Students Association
  • B.A. Criminal Justice, Concentration in Social Justice Bowie State University 2017