Christopher R. Looney


Looney, Christopher R.

Chris Looney focuses his practice on complex civil and criminal litigation. His civil litigation experience includes representing corporations in matters involving breach of contract, civil and government subpoenas, intellectual property disputes, and financial regulatory matters. Mr. Looney has also represented CEOs and other executives in criminal matters involving allegations of fraud, violations of the FCPA, and violations of other federal and state criminal statutes.

Immediately prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Looney was an associate at Williams & Connolly LLP in Washington DC. From September 2013 until September 2014, Mr. Looney clerked for Judge Douglas P. Woodlock of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Before entering law school, Mr. Looney worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as an economic analyst.

Mr. Looney is a member of WilmerHale’s Business Trial and Investigations and Criminal Litigation Groups.

Publications & News


December 31, 2014

Direct-to-Consumer Wine Shipment Comes to Massachusetts on January 1

This holiday season brings an extra reason to celebrate for Massachusetts wine enthusiasts.

June 1, 2012

WilmerHale Team Takes First Place in Lawyers Have Heart 5K Boston

On May 30, a team of WilmerHale lawyers and staff participated in the 5th Annual Boston Lawyers Have Heart 5K Road Race…and won!


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JD, magna cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2009, Senior Policy Editor, Harvard Law and Policy Review

MSc, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2004

AB, Politics, Princeton University, 2002

Bar Admissions


District of Columbia


The Hon. Douglas P. Woodlock, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2013 - 2014

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