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M. Christian Talley is an associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the firm’s Appellate and Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Judgment Enforcement, and Labor and Employment practice groups.
Before joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Talley clerked for the Honorable John K. Bush of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Mr. Talley earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he received a merit scholarship, served as a Notes Editor on the Virginia Law Review, and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Before law school, Mr. Talley studied history at Oxford University, earning a master’s degree in history, with Distinction. He received his undergraduate degree in history, magna cum laude and with highest honors, from Vanderbilt University, winning departmental prizes for best essay and best thesis.
His legal writing has appeared in the law reviews of Yale, Stanford, and Virginia, among others.
Mr. Talley is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
University of Virginia - 2020 Juris Doctor
University of Oxford - 2017 Master of Studies
Vanderbilt University - 2016 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar