Christopher Prisco is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s litigation and enforcement practice, where he represents clients in an array of complex commercial disputes and government enforcement matters.
Christopher maintains an active pro bono practice, including assisting Criminal Justice Act appointed counsel in the representation of several criminal defendants in federal court.
During law school, Christopher worked as a research assistant for Professor Renée Lettow Lerner, and served as an associate of The George Washington Law Review. Christopher also interned for the Senior Judges’ Chambers at the D.C. Superior Court.
- Represented medical device company in investigations by the Department of Justice concerning alleged violations of the False Claims Act and the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
- Represented medical device company in False Claims Act qui tam suit.
- Represented medical device company in connection with Office of Inspector General inquiry.
- Represented investors and trustees in multiple residential mortgage-backed securities repurchase actions in state trial and appellate courts.
- Conducted lender-side pre-acquisition due diligence and litigation risk analysis.
- Assisted Criminal Justice Act appointed counsel in representation of several criminal defendants in federal court.
- Represented client in connection with § 1983 Monell claims for wrongful entry, arrest, and false imprisonment.
- Drafted memorandum in connection with Innocence Project Case Review.
- Represented several clients seeking legal name changes.
- JD, High Honors, The George Washington University Law School, 2016; Order of the Coif, The George Washington Law Review, Associate
- BA (Political Science, Law & Society), summa cum laude, American University, 2013