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Christopher M. Young

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Christopher Young joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2019.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Young served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert R. Bacharach on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and the Honorable Lance M. Africk on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Mr. Young graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was the Books Review Chair for the Harvard Law Review.  While studying at Harvard Law School he also earned the CORe: Credential of Readiness from Harvard Business School, passing with Honors. Mr. Young earned his undergraduate degree in history from Yale University.

Mr. Young represents clients in complex commercial litigation and high-stakes regulatory proceedings, and has particular experience in sovereign immunity and related jurisdictional issues, telecommunications, and media law.


Developments in the Law—Puerto Rico and the U.S. Territories: Territorial Federalism, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1632 (2017)

Note, War, Peace, and National Security in the Pacific: U.S. and Japanese Geostrategic Constitutionalism, and the Creation of the Japanese Constitution of 1947, 11 U. Penn. Asian L. Rev. 439 (2016)

The Supreme Court, 2015 Term—Leading Cases: Puerto Rico v. Sanchez Valle, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 347 (2016)

Recent Adjudication: Complainant v. Foxx, 129 Harv. L. Rev. 618 (2015)


Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

  • Books Review Chair, Harvard Law Review
  • Harvard Business School, CORe: Credential of Readiness, with Honors, 2016

Yale University, B.A., 2009


Law Clerk, Judge Robert E. Bacharach, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 2018-2019

Law Clerk, Judge Lance M. Africk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 2017-2018

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