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  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. (2012) with honors
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D. (2016) cum laude


  • Admitted in California only
  • Practicing under the Supervision of D.C. Bar Members


  • Spanish (Fluent)

Christopher D. Garcia

 Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.688.3450
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Christopher Garcia is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm’s Government Contracts Group. As part of his government contracts practice, Chris performs government contracts due diligence for buyers in transactional matters, representing government contractors in a range of industries. His practice also includes conducting internal investigations and responding to government inquiries and investigative demands. Chris also has experience litigating bid protests in California and is well versed with California agencies’ protest procedures.

Chris earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School, where he graduated cum laude and Order of the Coif. He was also a Sayre Macneil Scholar, a member of the Dean’s List, and elected to serve on the executive board for the St. Thomas More Law Honor Society.

While in law school, Chris worked as an extern for the Honorable Kim M. Wardlaw on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and for the Honorable Peter C. Lewis in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California. He also volunteered as a mentor for Loyola’s Young Lawyers program.

Chris earned his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he graduated with honors in political science.


Admitted to practice: California

Chris is admitted in California only; practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.

Speeches & Presentations

  • "Open for Business: State and Local Government Contracting Risks & Opportunities," Government Contracts Breakfast Series, Tysons, VA (March 20, 2019). Presenters: David Ginsberg, Yuan Zhou, and Christopher Garcia.
  • "Intellectual Property in U.S. Government Contracting," Government Contracts Breakfast Series, Tysons, VA (February 13, 2019). Presenters: John McCarthy, Jonathan Baker, Christopher Garcia, and Yuan Zhou.
  • "Government Contracts IP: Developments and Trends," OOPS 2018, Crowell & Moring's 34th Annual Ounce of Prevention Seminar, Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2018). Presenters: Jonathan M. Baker, John E. McCarthy, Jr., Christopher D. Garcia, and Charles Baek.
  • "Risk Management and Mitigation in the Supply Chain and Its Prime Contract," NCMA Workshop & Executive Leadership Training, Los Angeles, CA (October 19, 2017). Presenters: David B. Robbins, Christopher D. Garcia, and Daniel Wierzba.


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