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  • Vanderbilt Law School, J.D., Order of the Coif
  • Vanderbilt Brain Institute, Ph.D., Neuroscience
  • Oberlin College, B.A., High Honors
  • Honorable Adalberto Jordan, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
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Christopher Sundby

Christopher Sundby joined Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, P.A. after serving as a law clerk to Judge Adalberto Jordan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He has also served as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Miami School of Law where he recently taught a seminar in Law and Neuroscience.

Chris became only the second student to receive both a law degree and a PhD in neuroscience through Vanderbilt University’s joint law and neuroscience program. Chris graduated Order of the Coif and served as Senior Articles Editor on the Vanderbilt Law Review and worked in the Vanderbilt Appellate Litigation Clinic. He also served as a teaching assistant for Evidence Law and gave guest lectures in the Law and Neuroscience and Introduction to Psychology courses. While at Vanderbilt he received the Scholastic Excellence award for earning the top grade in Contracts Law, Patent Law, and Law and Neuroscience. He was also awarded the Best Oralist Award for the mock trial competition.

Chris was a National Institute of Justice Graduate Research Fellow and his research focused on the psychological underpinnings of the Federal Rules of Evidence and the formation and retrieval of memory. He continues to be active in research and has published on the intersection of law and neuroscience in a range of journals serving different audiences including the Texas Law Review, the Connecticut Law ReviewThe SciTech Lawyer, and Memory and Cognition, and he has presented his research at several national conferences.

Chris lives with his wife and dog in Coconut Grove.

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