Chris Coleman is an associate in Sterne Kessler’s Trial and Appellate Practice Group. His practice focuses on patent litigation in U.S. district courts, with experience in legal research, motion practice, and written discovery.

Chris graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he served as the Managing Editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology and President of the intramural Lile Moot Court competition.

Chris earned a B.A. in Physics from Virginia Tech, where he researched properties of quantum materials and systems at the atomic scale. Prior to law school, Chris worked as a science teacher, where he taught students from pre-school to high school.


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A., Physics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


  • District of Columbia