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Mr. Christopher Bates

Sidley Austin LLP
Regular Member
507 26th St. S.
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: 8013629627

Law School: Harvard (2010)

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Christopher Bates is an associate in the Litigation Practice of the Washington, DC, office of SIdley Austin LLP. Chris earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Harvard Law School, where he was the Managing Editor of the Harvard Law Review. He earned a B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from Brigham Young University. Prior to joining Sidley Austin, Chris was a law clerk for the Hon. Thomas B. Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. He is the author of Nontaxpayer Standing, Religious Favoritism, and the Distribution of Government Benefits: The Outer Bounds of the Endorsement Test, 123 Harv. L. Rev. 1999 (2010).

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