Christopher Walker

Christopher Walker

Associate

Christopher Walker focuses his practice on general litigation, administrative and constitutional law, government affairs, legal compliance and ethics, alcohol and business licensing and media law. He has broad experience in representing local governmental entities in civil rights and constitutional causes of action, petitions for writ of certiorari, petitions for writ of mandamus and petitions for injunctive relief in federal and state courts. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked for the City of Atlanta where he conducted all aspects of civil litigation at the trial and appellate stage, including pleadings preparation, discovery, motions hearings, mediation and trial. He also has an understanding of media and entertainment law through working with several movie and television companies, sports venues, and film studios.

Concentrations

  • Litigation
  • Appellate litigation
  • Dispute resolution

Capabilities

Experiencia

  • City of Atlanta, Department of Law
    • Assistant City Attorney, 2011-2016
    • Associate City Attorney, 2010-2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recognized, JAMES Magazine, "Georgia's Most Influential Politically-Connected Attorneys," 2019
  • Team Member, The American Lawyer’s “Regional Litigation Department of the Year - Georgia,” 2018 
  • Honoree, Outstanding Atlanta Class of 2017
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Chair, American Jewish Committee, Project Understanding, Class of 2019
  • Member, LEAD Atlanta Class of 2016
  • Member, Black-Jewish Coalition
  • Board Member, VOX Teen Communications
  • Graduate, United Way Volunteer Initiative Program, 2009
  • Member, Georgia Bar Media & Judiciary Conference Planning Committee
  • Member, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Light the Night Walk Executive Committee

Credentials

Educación
  • J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law, 2009
    • Articles Editor, Intellectual Property Law Journal
    • Recipient, Merit Scholarship
  • B.A., Journalism, Sociology, University of Georgia, 2006
Admitida para practicar como abogado en
  • Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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