Christopher M. Stephens

Chris M. Stephens is an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Oklahoma City, where he prosecutes financial fraud and white-collar crimes. Since joining the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 2008, he has also prosecuted violent crimes and handled criminal appeals. Chris previously worked at Crowe & Dunlevy in Oklahoma City for two years. There, his practice focused on business litigation, appeals, and election law. From 2004 to 2006, he served as a law clerk to Judge Robert H. Henry of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Chris earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University, and was named a British Marshall Scholar in 1999. He received a Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge, and later earned a Master of Science degree from the University of Oxford. Christopher graduated from Yale Law School in 2004.

Chris served the FBA Oklahoma City Chapter as president in 2010-2011. He has also been the president-elect, vice-president of programs, and national delegate for the local chapter. He helps to organize the annual “Judge William J. Holloway, Jr. Lecture” for the Oklahoma City Chapter. In addition, he has lectured several years on Tenth Circuit criminal decisions at the chapter’s annual appellate CLE program.