Chris Climo is an associate in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He represents clients involved in litigation at both trial and appellate levels. He also has experience defending clients against government investigations.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Chris served as a law clerk to Judge Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Chris earned his law degree from Vanderbilt Law School and a B.A. in economics of global health from Vanderbilt University.
From 2011-2013, Chris served as an operational consultant to healthcare clients across the country, ranging from large academic medical centers to small community hospitals.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Obtained a jury trial victory on six of seven counts for the former vice president of Pilot Flying J who, along with three others, was accused of seeking to defraud customers
Law Clerk to Hon. Gilbert S. Merritt, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2016-2017)
Vanderbilt Law Review – Senior En Banc Editor (2015-2016)
Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award in Civil Procedure
Elliott E. Cheatham Scholar
Phi Beta Kappa