Christopher Smith is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Seattle office. He joined the firm in 2022. His practice focuses on patent litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked as a patent attorney for another law firm in both client practice and litigation. Chris’s experience also includes several years of field security operations as a hacker for the US Department of Defense, and nearly a decade of experience as a software engineer developing consumer applications and enterprise services for the fintech industry.
- Fordham University School of Law
(J.D., cum laude, 2020)
- New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(B.S., Computer Science, 2009)
- The State Bar of New York
- Not admitted to the State Bar of Washington (practicing under the direct supervision of members of the Washington Bar)