Christopher Citro is an intellectual property associate in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses primarily on patent infringement litigation and patent office post-grant proceedings involving a range of technologies, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and medical devices.


Thought Leadership


Douglas M. Fox, Jieun Lee, Christopher J. Citro & Melissa Novy, Flame Retarded Poly(lactic acid) Using POSS-modified Cellulose. 1. Thermal and Combustion Properties of Intumescing Composites, 98 Polymer Degradation & Stability 590 (2013)


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017New York
  • 2017District of Columbia


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.with Highest Honors2016

    Order of the Coif

    Executive Editor, The George Washington Law Review

  • American UniversityB.A., Political Science (Comparative Politics Concentration); B.S., Chemistrymagna cum laude2011

    University Honors

    Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society