Translating the Complex

Chris is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He has successfully represented clients in a wide range of immigration issues, including agency and consular appeals and administrative waivers. He has also co-authored and published a professional primer entitled, Mandamus in the Asylum Context, available through the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Chris is able to communicate in both French and Arabic, as well as English.


  • Grossman Law, LLC, Bethesda, MD, Associate Attorney
  • Public International Law and Policy Group, Washington D.C., Senior Research Associate
  • International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Hague, Netherlands, Legal Intern, Office of the Prosecutor, Trial Division
  • International Refugee Assistance Project, Washington, D.C., Chapter Director; Lead Case Manager; Intake Assistant
  • Ma’an Development Center, Palestinian Territories, Project Manager
  • Millbrook School, French and Arabic Teacher
Professional Associations
  • Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Member, Commonwealth of Virginia
Community Service
  • Human Rights First, Legal Intern (Washington, D.C.: September 2014–May 2015)
  • Project Hope, English and French Teacher (Nablus, Palestine: June 2010–August 2010)
  • King Abdul Aziz University, English Professor (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: February 2010–June 2010)
  • Bayt al Atfal Orphanage, English Teaching Volunteer (Beirut, Lebanon: July 2009–August 2009)