Christopher Knight is an associate in Mayer Brown's Chicago office and a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice.

Christopher received his JD from the University of Virginia and his BS, cum laude from Eastern Michigan University.  Christopher is admitted to practice in Illinois and Michigan.

Before joining Mayer Brown, Christopher practiced as a corporate litigator in Detroit, Michigan. He has represented a variety of clients, such as automotive companies, financial institutions, and manufacturers, litigating a broad range of issues covering intellectual property, complex commercial law, and commercial real estate. Before becoming a litigator, he served one year as a law clerk for the Honorable Gershwin Drain in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, where he handled one-third of the civil and criminal docket.

Spoken Languages

  • French


University of Virginia, JD

Eastern Michigan University, BS, cum laude


  • Michigan
  • Illinois


  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan