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Chris L. Koester



  • J.D., magna cum laude, Arizona State University, 2019
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Ohio University, 2016



  • Profile
  • Experience

Chris joined Gammage & Burnham in 2019 and is an associate in the firm’s Corporate, Real Estate, and Construction practice groups. He also handles FFCRA, Cares Act, and PPP cases related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Chris earned his J.D. from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Throughout law school, he was recognized for his academic accomplishments, receiving CALI awards in International Business Transactions, Tax Controversies, Legal Advocacy, and Criminal Law. Chris served as a Managing Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal and was recognized as a Willard H. Pedrick Scholar for each of six semesters. “Redefining Blight in Arizona’s Government Property Lease Excise Tax (GPLET) Abatement,” Chris’s student research article, was published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Arizona State Law Journal.

When he’s not at the office, Chris enjoys trying new food, playing jazz clarinet, and spending time with his family.

Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona