Christopher M. Beares

Christopher M. Beares

Contract Attorney
Charlestown, Massachusetts

Chris is a standout multi-tasker who handles business and licensing matters, civil and criminal litigation and domestic relations matters. He regularly appears before Federal, Superior and district courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris ran a successful litigation practice in Boston while simultaneously holding an appointment at a Harvard University affiliated healthcare organization where he negotiated large scale transactional affairs related to business development, technology transfer, research, grants and licensing.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Criminal Defense
  • 25% Transactional Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2003
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2007


  • New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 2003
  • The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Major: French Language and Literature

Past Employment Positions

  • Partners Healthcare, Associate, 2003 - 2016


  • Delta Lambda Phi