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Christopher Macchiaroli

Christopher Macchiaroli

Silverman Thompson
  • Business Law, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law ...
  • District of Columbia, New York
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Biography

Chris Macchiaroli is a partner in Silverman Thompson’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice covers all facets of civil litigation and criminal defense. Chris has tried over fifty cases to verdict (25 jury trials), including five in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, authored over twenty-five appellate briefs in the D.C. Circuit, the Second Circuit, and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and participated in over seventy criminal and civil evidentiary hearings in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Southern District of New York, the Southern District of Florida, and the District of Columbia Superior Court. Chris has over ten years of experience as an Assistant United States Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Southern District of Florida, where he was both a criminal prosecutor, trying both violent crimes and large scale multi-defendant conspiracy cases, and a civil attorney representing the United States in all aspects of defensive and affirmative civil litigation. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Chris was in private practice in New York and Washington, D.C., where he represented individuals and corporations in a variety of civil and white-collar matters. Chris’ work has resulted in numerous published decisions and news articles.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    White Collar Crime
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Antitrust Law
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Additional Practice Area
  • Civil Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
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U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fourth Circuit
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U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Second Circuit
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U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Seventh Circuit
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U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Third Circuit
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U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
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U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
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U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Silverman Thompson
Current
Education
University of Washington School of Law
J.D.
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Boston University
B.A.
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Associations
D.C. Association of Former Assistant U.S. Attorneys
Member
Current
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D.C. Chapter of Women's Bar Association
Member
Current
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
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New York State Bar
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Activities: American Bar Association
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Refining the Contours of General Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations
Rewriting the Record: A Federal Court Split on the Scope of Permissible Changes to a Deposition Transcript
To Speak or Not to Speak: Can Pre-Miranda Silence Be Used as Substantive Evidence of Guilt?
Two Decades After Asahi, Questions Remain
Websites & Blogs
Website
Christopher Macchiaroli's Website Profiles
Website
Silverman Thompson Website
Contact & Map
Silverman Thompson
1750 K St NW
#810
Washington, DC 20006
Toll-Free: (202) 539-2444
Telephone: (202) 921-2225
Cell: (347) 693-9622