2018 Top 40 Young Lawyers Honoree

Christopher Suarez

Williams & Connolly, LLP

Washington, DC
Christopher Suarez


Christopher Suarez is a litigator who focuses on technology, privacy, and intellectual property issues.  Chris provides counsel to global clients in cases spanning both the life sciences and high-tech, including cases involving computers, smartphones, semiconductors, and the emerging “Internet of Things” (IoT).  He has published several articles and presented CLEs on numerous cutting edge technology topics, including driverless cars, drones, and the IoT, and is establishing himself as an expert in these fields. 

Chris holds leadership positions in several bar associations, including the American Bar Association, the Federal Circuit Bar Association, and the PTAB Bar Association. Chris maintains an active pro bono practice.  A former teacher, he advocates on behalf of students with special needs and students who have been unfairly disciplined by their schools. In the community, he serves on multiple nonprofit boards directed to education and youth advocacy. Chris is a graduate of M.I.T. and Yale Law School.