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Christopher Milazzo

Christopher Milazzo


Chris is a Disputes Associate in the New York office. 



Chris is an Associate in the New York disputes practice. He has represented clients in complex internal and regulatory investigations encompassing federal securities law, federal antitrust law, and FINRA regulation.  
Chris' experience includes representing:
  • a global financial institution in a regulatory and internal  investigation regarding securities manipulation
  • a major company in a regulatory and internal investigation regarding company practices
  • a major investment bank in an internal investigation of potential compliance issues.  

Recent publications

  • Author: "When It Comes to Privilege, You're Better Off Dead: Protecting Attorney-Client Communications Sent Through Prison Email Systems," Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, Fall 2015


Chris received his B.A. in Arabic and Liberal Studies, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. He received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, cum laude, in 2016, where he was was also Editor of the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin and Senior Articles Editor of the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy. Chris worked as an intern for the Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, US District Judge at the Eastern District of New York during the summer of 2014.

Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Chris was a litigation associate at Shearman & Sterling, where he was also a summer associate. He is admitted to practice in New York.

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