Christopher M. Pistritto is a Technology Analyst at the Firm. He is currently a third-year student at Columbia Law School, where he was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and is an editor of the Columbia Science & Technology Law Review. He holds a B.A. in Linguistics from U.C.L.A. and an A.S. in Computer Software Development. Mr. Pistritto has a strong background in Information Technology as well as hands-on experience working at a technology company prior to college. In the summer of 2016, Mr. Pistritto worked as a Summer Associate in the Patent Litigation group of an AmLaw 100 Firm. While there, he provided guidance to clients on intellectual property matters in addition to working on a trial team for which he provided legal research and drafted motions in limine, objection briefs, and a bench trial brief. Mr. Pistritto has taken several courses related to Information Technology at both Columbia Law School and Columbia Business School. He is broadly familiar with VMware, SQL Server, VPN’s, firewall configuration and security settings. He codes in both Java and C++, and has knowledge of PHP, HTML/CSS, SQL, C, and TCP/IP.