Burr & Forman

Christopher ("Chris") S. Burkhalter

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  • J.D., Harvard Law School (2017)
  • M.Ed., Auburn University (2014)
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Troy University (2009)



  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, Member
  • Journal of Law and Public Policy, Harvard University
  • Harvard Federalist Society, Harvard University
  • Moot Court, Harvard University
  • Dean's Scholar Prize, Harvard University, Constitutional Law: Federalism, Separation of Powers, and 14th Amendment
  • Dean's Scholar Prize, Harvard University, Complex Litigation
  • Health and Human Sciences Student of the Year, Troy University (2008-2009)
  • Mississippi Delta Project Economic Team, Researcher
  • Harvard Law School Christian Union, President
  • Campus Outreach, Campus Staff, Troy University (2010-2012)
  • Varsity Football Team, Troy University

Associate | Mobile, AL

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Commercial / Corporate Litigation Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances Product Liability Appellate

Chris is an Associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group and Torts Trial & Insurance Practice Section.

Chris clerked for the Honorable Kevin C. Newsom of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals where he conducted research, and drafted memorandums and opinions on a wide-varied of issues including constitutional claims, criminal appeals, contractual disputes, jurisdictional questions, employment discrimination, and statutory interpretation.

Additionally, Chris was an intern for the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps at the Naval Justice School in Newport, Rhode Island. In this position, he assisted in the coordinating training for judge advocates, senior officers, and legalmen; edited and revised submissions for the Naval Law Review; and assisted in the preparation for presentations to the board of overseers.