Christian Tatum - McDermott Will & Emery


Christian Tatum* focuses his practice on intellectual property matters, including patent litigation and post-grant proceedings. He has worked with clients in a variety of technology sectors, including energy generation, aerospace and semiconductor.

In law school, Christian was a James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Hamilton Fellow and articles editor for the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. He has a strong technical background, having earned bachelor’s degrees in physics and astronomy.

*Not admitted to practice in New York; admitted only in Texas. Supervised by principals of the Firm who are members of the New York Bar.


Columbia Law School, JD, James Kent Scholar, 2021
The University of Texas, BS, Physics, and BS, Astronomy, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 2018


Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of Texas