Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Christopher's Profile

Christopher is Of Counsel in Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Practice Group. He focuses his practice on representing state corrections agencies and vendors.

Prior to joining Maynard, Christopher worked in private practice at a general practice firm and has experience in civil, criminal, and probate litigation, including experience in state and federal court representing clients in tort claims, constitutional claims, civil rights claims, administrative actions, and estate planning and probate. Additionally, he advised on matters regarding compliance, election and political law, and government relations. During law school, he was a judicial extern for The Honorable Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Christopher received his J.D. from The American University, Washington College of Law and holds a B.A. from Morehouse College.

Christopher's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Alabama State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Morehouse College National Alumni Association-Huntsville/North Alabama Chapter
  • The American University Alumni Association


State Bar: Alabama, Georgia, Washington, D.C.

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern, Middle, Southern), District of Columbia, Georgia (Northern, Middle, Southern)

U.S. Court of Appeals: First Circuit, Ninth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit

  • American University Washington College of Law
    • J.D., Moot Court Honor Society

  • Morehouse College
    • B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Cum Laude, Omicron Delta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Student Government Association

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

The U.S. Virgin Islands Retains Maynard Correctional Litigation Team

The U.S. Virgin Islands recently retained Maynard’s Correctional Litigation Team to assist in compliance with two long-standing court orders governing the conditions of confinement within the Territories prison facilities on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix. Different iterations of court oversight have governed the operations of the Virgin...

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Monday, March 28, 2022


Maynard & Gale (Maynard) continues to grow with the recent addition of experienced lawyers in several areas of practice across its footprint. The Firm is pleased to welcome Angela Playle to its Real Estate practice in Nashville, Christopher Lee and Jordan LaPorta to its Litigation practice in Huntsville and Birmingham...

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