Chris joined the Law Office of Christy McFaul Saunders in August, 2017 as the firm’s first Associate Attorney. His prior experience performing discovery in high-stakes litigation and preparing witness testimony for arbitration has proven to be a valuable skill when approaching trial, mediation, and settlement negotiation in family law cases.
Chris represents clients in custody, child support, divorce, and other family law matters in the Maryland Circuit and District courts. He is always eager to perform research on the most cutting-edge legal issues to ensure that his clients avail themselves of the most current case and statutory law.
Before joining The Law Office of Christy McFaul Saunders, Chris also held positions with Fagomen, Bernsen, Del Rey and Loewy, LLP in Washington, DC Pepco Holdings, Inc. in Washington, DC and Wilmington Trust in Wilmington DE.
As an Intern Chris had the opportunity to work with a Legal Action Group in London, England performing research on legal issues affecting civil rights for those who failed to gain access to the UK legal system
Chris received his Juris Doctorate from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC, and graduated Cum Laude from American University with a BA in Philosophy.
Chris has been a member of the Maryland State Bar since December 2015. While not engaged in the practice of law, Chris practices yoga and continues his study of philosophy. His yogic philosophy heavily informs his style of representation—he seeks to bring balance, serenity, and focus into what is often the most unstable and hectic time of his client’s lives.