Christopher Pioch is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice in the New York office.
Prior to joining Venable, Christopher served as a law clerk for the Honorable Eileen Bransten in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court — New York County. While there, Christopher drafted orders and decisions, jury charges, and correspondence and bench memoranda on a wide range of complex commercial and business tort cases, often involving procedural and evidentiary issues requiring the application of New York, federal, or foreign laws. Christopher also habitually worked with litigants on discovery related issues.
Christopher previously clerked for a small law office in New Jersey, where he worked on cases involving civil litigation, trusts and estates, with occasional criminal defense work. During law school he worked for Fordham Law School's Consumer Litigation Clinic, representing indigent defendants in New York State Supreme Court, and served as a notes and articles editor on the Fordham International Law Journal.