Christopher Skinner Attorney

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Mr. Skinner joined the firm in 2017, and is practicing in our General Counsel, Insurance Defense, and Labor and Employment Practice Groups. He received his Juris Doctor from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2015. During law school, Mr. Skinner was a member of the Arizona State Law Journal. Moreover, he was a widely successful participant in the school’s moot court program, winning the Jenckes Closing Argument Competition, placing third in the Spritzer Appellate Argument Competition, and making the finals of the Oplinger Closing Argument Competition. Due to his academic successes, Mr. Skinner was also named a Pedrick Scholar. Before law school, Mr. Skinner graduated Cum Laude from San Jose State University in San Jose, CA, where he majored in Political Science.

A Bay Area native, Mr. Skinner is an avid supporter of the San Francisco Giants, Golden State Warriors, and San Francisco 49ers. In his free time, he enjoys reading, playing basketball and softball, and spending time with his family.


Education:

  • Arizona State University, J.D., 2015
  • San Jose State University, B.A., Cum Laude, 2011
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