Christopher R.



The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2009) Cornell University (B.S., 2006; magna cum laude)


District of Columbia Virginia U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Christopher Landrigan joined the firm in 2010. Since 2014, Mr. Landrigan has served as Senior Litigation Counsel and, in 2017, he became a Shareholder of Brownell Landrigan. He has represented hundreds of federal employees, including political appointees and members of the Senior Executive Service, in a wide variety of government investigations, disciplinary proceedings, and security clearance investigations and adjudications. He frequently litigates before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) and represents clients in appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit.

A native of Western New York, Mr. Landrigan completed undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, in Communications with Distinction in Research in 2006. He received his Juris Doctor from The George Washington Law School in 2009.

While in law school, Mr. Landrigan worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Copyright Office, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He also served as a law clerk with the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and copy editor for the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA).

He is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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