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Christopher R Pudelski

Christopher R Pudelski

Practice areas:

Supreme Court

About Me

My practice is focused on civil and criminal appellate litigation in
the United States Courts of Appeals and the District of Columbia Court
of Appeals.  I am experienced in a wide variety of areas of civil
appellate litigation, including:


  • Federal Civil Appeals

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Employment Discrimination

  • Securities Fraud

  • Patent and Intellectual Property

  • Constitutional Law

  • Appellate Jurisdiction

  • Appellate Procedure

My criminal experience includes:


  • Federal Criminal Appeals

  • Direct appeals

  • Petitions for a writ of habeas corpus

  • 23-110 motions for ineffective assistance of counsel filed in D.C.
    Superior Court.


I have
handled matters at all levels of litigation, and has assisted with the
briefing of several noteworthy cases before the United States Supreme
Court.  I have first-chaired appeals in the United States Courts of
Appeals for the Fourth, Sixth, Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits, as
well as the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Supreme Court: 100%



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Payment Types:

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Contact Info

Law Offices of Christopher R. Pudelski

1725 I Street N.W. - Suite 300
Washington, DC, 20006-2423


DCActive 200505/24/2015
ILNot Authorized To Practice Law - Not Currently Registered,Has Not Demonstrated Required MCLE Compliance200405/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Challenge AwardAkin Gump Strauss Hauer Feld LLP2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Appellate AttorneyLaw Offices of Christopher R. Pudelski2010 - Present
AssociateAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld2006 - 2008
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit2005 - 2006
AssociateWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr2004 - 2005
Summer AssociateThompson Hine2003 - 2003
Summer AssociateHowrey2003 - 2003
InternU.S. District Court for the District of Columbia2002 - 2002

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northwestern University Law ReviewEditor in Chief2003 - 2004
Northwestern University National Moot Court TeamMember2003 - 2004
Phi Delta PhiMember2003 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
District of Columbia BarMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Epistar Corp. v. ITCReversal of ITC judgment re: estoppel/validity
Selbst v. Coca-Cola Co.Affirmance of trial court order dismissing suit

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Michigan, Ann ArborPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of Michigan, Ann ArborHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
100th Anniversary Speakers SeriesJudicial Power2005