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  • Christopher M Davis

    I have worked on several cases with Mr. Abbenante. I am impressed with his superior negotiation and effortless trial skills. He gets what he wants and leaves the room with no burned bridges.


    Christopher Davis White collar crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

3516 North 3rd Street
Arlington, VA, 22201-1716

1919 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC, 20006-3404



VAAuthorized to practice law199003/31/2016
DCActive 197607/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyer, Corporate CounselBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Best LawyersWashington Post2010
Best Lawyer, Criminal DefenseWashingtonian Magazine2010,com2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
RecognizedWashington, D.C. Super Lawyers2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
RecognizedWashington, D.C. Super Lawyers2007
Top LawyersWashingtonian Magazine2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Top LawyersWashingtonian Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
Washington’s top 75 lawyersWashingtonian Magazine2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
Washington’s top 50 lawyerWashingtonian Magazine1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Law ClerkLaw Clerk Superior Court1976 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2010 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
American UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972