Chris A. Raftery



Chris Raftery represents clients in the full spectrum of construction, real property and commercial needs, helping to guide stakeholders through challenges large and small.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Chris worked as a litigation associate at an international law firm in its Santa Monica, California office, where he focused on a range of complex commercial litigation disputes.


Bar Admissions



University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
J.D. Ecology Law Quarterly (articles editor) (2010)

Harvard University
B.A. in Government, cum laude (2004)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Knowing Your Customer in the Age of Terrorism
    Bloomberg Law Reports, Vol. 2, No. 9, September 2011
  • Restoring Webster’s Definition of 'Best' Under the Clean Air Act 
    Ecology Law Quarterly, vol. 37, no 595, June 2010

Leadership & Community

Civic Activities

  • Sierra Club Rocky Mountain Chapter —Chair, Water Resources Committee, 2015-16


  • University of California Berkeley School of Law — Certificate of Specialization in Environmental Law

  • Faegre Baker Daniels Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018

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