Goodnow C. Christopher

Christopher C. Goodnow


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude, 2014


  • Law Clerk, Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court, 2021-2022
  • Law Clerk, Judge Gregory G. Katsas, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, 2018-2019
  • Law Clerk, Judge Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, 2017-2018


  • 2018, California
  • 2020, District of Columbia

Christopher C. Goodnow represents plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels and in arbitration proceedings.  His prior representations include private antitrust enforcement, complex commercial disputes, and civil fraud defense.

Chris joined Kellogg Hansen in 2019 and returned to the firm in 2022 after clerking for Justice Clarence Thomas on the United States Supreme Court.  Before joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Diane S. Sykes on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and the Honorable Gregory G. Katsas on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.  He received his law degree from Harvard Law School and undergraduate degree from Princeton University.