Looney, Christopher R.

Christopher R. Looney

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.

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  • Education

    • JD, Harvard Law School, 2009

      magna cum laude 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

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

    • District of Columbia

  • Clerkships

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