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Christopher J. Wright

Christopher J. Wright

Harris,Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Chris Wright has been the head of the appellate group at Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP and a member of its communications law group since 2001.  His practice includes representing clients in a broad range of appellate cases and counseling clients in the communications and technology sectors.

Mr. Wright has argued more than 20 cases in both the United States Supreme Court and the D.C. Circuit, and many cases in other federal courts of appeals as well.  These cases have involved a wide variety of legal areas, from the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act to energy law to ERISA, and have covered all aspects of communications law.  Mr. Wright also represents clients in numerous proceedings at the Federal Communications Commission.

Mr. Wright previously served as General Counsel of the Federal Communications Commission, in the Office of the Solicitor General, as a law clerk to Chief Justice Burger, and as a law clerk to Judge Sneed of the Ninth Circuit.  Mr. Wright is a former President of the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court and the Federal Communications Bar Association.  He co-teaches the D.C. Bar’s annual CLE course on Administrative Law.  Mr. Wright is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School.


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