Christopher M. McMurray is an attorney and President of McMurray Dispute Resolution, Inc. After 19 years of litigation practice covering a wide range of commercial and regulatory issues, he formed his own firm dedicated to providing mediation and arbitration services to businesses and individuals interested in an efficient and cost-effective alternative to litigation. He is certified as a Circuit Court (Civil) mediator by the Supreme Court of Virginia. He serves as a Civil Division mediator for the District of Columbia Superior Court, and as an arbitration panel chairperson for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA).

Mr. McMurray trains and mentors fellow mediators, and serves as a Peer Reviewer for fellow mediators in the DC Superior Court mediation program. In September, 2005, he traveled to Romania on a State Department contract to train Romanian attorneys and judges in mediation.

Areas in which he has served as a mediator or arbitrator include: securities, telecommunications, commercial transactions, contracts, employment, construction, and personal injury. References will be provided upon request.

Professional Experience
Current: President, McMurray Dispute Resolution, Inc.
1986-1998: Partner (Litigation), Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, LLP
1981-1986: Associate (Litigation), Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, LLP
1979-1981: Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division
1978-1979: Clerk, Hon. John W. Kern III, D.C. Court of Appeals

Georgetown Law Center, JD 1978, Magna Cum Laude
Princeton University, AB 1974, Cum Laude

ADR Training
Northern Virginia Mediation Services, Certificate in Commercial Mediation
District of Columbia Multi-Door Mediation Program/Peer Reviewer
NASD: Arbitration Chairperson and Panel Member Training
Virginia: Circuit Court-Civil Certification

Professional Memberships
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia State Bar (Associate Member)

American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution 
FINRA Arbitration Panel
AAA Asbestos Panel
800 MHz Transition Administrator Mediator Panel
District of Columbia Superior Court Mediator and Peer Reviewer
Virginia Certfieid Circuit Court and General District Court Civil Mediator

Christopher M. McMurray, President
(703) 548-4878 (office)
(571) 332-6722 (cell)