Christopher C. Burns
Christopher Burns is a member of the Litigation Department in the Firm's Baltimore office. He maintains a general litigation practice and handles a variety of matters involving complex commercial disputes.
While earning his J.D. at University of Baltimore School of Law, Christopher was a summer associate for Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, where he was exposed to legal matters involving contract disputes, discovery sanctions, state law discovery restrictions, and federal immigration violations. He also drafted lien releases, evaluated sale and purchase agreements, and wrote about cybersecurity and state liquor laws. In his role as a judicial intern for Judge George L. Russell in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Christopher researched and drafted memoranda on topics including gerrymandering, employment retaliation, and the Fair Labor Standards Act. In addition, he was a legal intern for the Bar Association of Baltimore City's Senior Legal Services program, where he dealt with issues including adverse possession, joint-liability of debt, and estate planning.
Before law school, Christopher was a fraud analyst and investigator for a credit card company.