Chris earned his B.A. in History summa cum laude from Boston College, where he was a Presidential Scholar. He earned his J.D. cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he provided representation as a student attorney in DC's Office of Administrative Hearings. Chris completed over 75 hours of pro bono service while in law school, including work as a volunteer tax preparer and internships at the U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings. He also interned at New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and served as a research assistant for a course about the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.