Christopher R.



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


District of Columbia
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 in a wide variety of investigations, disciplinary proceedings, and security clearance adjudications and frequently litigates before the Merit Systems Protection Board. He has also represented clients before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, including the precedential case of Wrocklage v. Dep’t of Homeland Security, 769 F.3d 1363 (Fed. Cir. 2014).

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).

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, where he served as the Vice President of Internal Competitions for the Mock Trial Board.

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

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