Christian J. Grostic
Christian Grostic practices civil and white-collar criminal litigation. He has appeared in federal courts throughout the country in a wide range of complex litigation.
Chris was a trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation Branch, which he joined through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. He represented various agencies in contract disputes, class actions, and bankruptcy proceedings. He also represented the United States in several cases challenging the constitutionality of federal statutes. Before joining the Department of Justice, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Karen Nelson Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Chris graduated magna cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif, was an editor of the Michigan Law Review, and received numerous awards and honors, and summa cum laude from Kalamazoo College, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He is the author of two law review articles: Evolving Objective Standards: A Developmental Approach to Constitutional Review of Morals Legislation, 105 Mich. L. Rev. 151 (2006); and A Prudential Exercise: Abstention and the Probate Exception to Federal Diversity Jurisdiction, 104 Mich. L. Rev. 131 (2005). Chris is admitted to practice in Michigan and Ohio.