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University of Chicago

B.A., 2008
  • With Honors

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Law

J.D., 2011
  • With Honors
  • Third Year Outstanding Writing Prize
  • Holderness Moot Court Member, National Appellate Advocacy Team
  • Best Brief, Aycock Intraschool Moot Court Competition

Bar Admission


Christian G. Ohanian



Experienced in all phases of commercial litigation in state and federal courts, including pre-trial discovery, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution, trial practice, and appeals.

Prominent Assignments

Successfully defended a major bank in a multimillion dollar securities fraud arbitration.

Counseled and represented governmental entities, including educational institutions, regarding constitutional as well as federal and state statutory claims.

Counseled and represented clients in antitrust class action.

Counseled and represented clients on issues relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Member of the State Bar Representative Assembly, 6th Judicial Circuit
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association



  • Immigration and Human Rights Policy Clinic, Certified Student, August 2010-May 2011
  • The Honorable Patrick J. Duggan, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Intern, May-July 2009