Chris Christopher Dalton


Christopher Dalton is an associate in the firm’s Product Liability Practice Group. Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster LLP, Mr. Dalton was an intern at the Office of White House Counsel where he researched and drafted legal memoranda and proposed legislation.

Mr. Dalton was a summer associate at Morrison & Foerster in 2008 and a judicial clerk for the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces in 2007. In 2006, Mr. Dalton was a business development intern at Patton Boggs, LLP, where he assisted in developing partnerships and strategies among corporations within the defense and homeland security industries, and built relationships between trace detection corporations and U.S. military anti-terrorism and force-protection units. He also researched the Buy American Act and drafted memoranda advising foreign corporations about the legal issues surrounding the sale of firearms and military material to the U.S. government.

Mr. Dalton has extensive technical knowledge about military aircraft and aviation training standards. From 1997-2006, Mr. Dalton was a U.S. Marine Corps Officer and helicopter pilot, where he gained substantial experience flying the Sikorsky CH-53E “Super Stallion” helicopter. He was also an Operations and Training Officer (2003-2006) and an Aviation Maintenance Supervisor (2000-2003) in the Marine Corps.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) Product Liability, 3) Aviation + Aerospace and 4) Class Actions
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2009)
Admitted Year 2009
Education Washington and Lee University (B.A., 1997)
Bar Member / Association State Bar Of California
Most recent firm Morrison & Foerster LLP
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