Christopher R.D. Stevenson


Chris Stevenson focuses his practice on complex litigation matters. He began his career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2020. Mr. Stevenson also maintains an active pro bono practice, including in the area of immigration.

He previously clerked for the Honorable Geoffrey W. Crawford of the US District Court for the District of Vermont and the Honorable Gene E.K. Pratter of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. During law school, Mr. Stevenson served as a WilmerHale Public Service fellow and summer judicial intern to Judge Crawford. He also interned in Harvard’s Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic with the MacArthur Justice Center, where he played a substantial role in drafting opening and reply briefs to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that resulted in a victory for his team’s client and a published opinion.

Before pursuing a legal career, Mr. Stevenson taught at the elementary, middle and high school levels.


  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2021

      cum laude

      Executive Technical Editor and Article Selection Editor, Harvard Civil Rights–Civil Liberties Law Review

    • MA, American Studies, Columbia University, 2015

    • BA, History, minor in Italian, Middlebury College, 2012

      magna cum laude

      High Honors in History

      College Scholar

      Dean’s List

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Geoffrey W. Crawford, US District Court for the District of Vermont, 2022 - 2023

    • The Hon. Gene E.K. Pratter, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2021 - 2022



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