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honors + affiliations

Noted in The US Legal 500 for Securities: Shareholder Litigation (2014)

Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2007–2014)

Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008–2014)

Listed, Who's Who in American Law

Listed, Washingtonian magazine "Best Lawyers" (2013)

Member, American Bar Association, Business Law and Litigation Sections

Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Member, District of Columbia Bar Association

Member, Securities Industry Association

Articles Editor, Duke Law Journal

Member, Order of the Coif

bar admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
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Christian J. Mixter

Washington, D.C.
1111 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2541
United States
Phone: +1.202.739.5575
Fax: +1.202.739.3001

Christian J. Mixter is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Mixter's practice is concentrated in securities litigation, including SEC, SRO, and state enforcement proceedings and investigations, as well as shareholder class actions.

Mr. Mixter has represented public companies, broker-dealers, investment advisors, and individuals associated with those entities in a wide variety of matters. These matters have included disclosure and accounting cases, trading and insider trading cases, and mutual fund matters involving, among other issues, market timing and revenue sharing. Mr. Mixter has written and spoken frequently on securities law topics.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Mixter was chief litigation counsel for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, with responsibility for supervising the conduct of all of the Commission's contested enforcement cases, both in the federal district courts and in the administrative forum. Before joining the SEC staff, Mr. Mixter served in the Office of Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh during the Iran/Contra investigation.

Mr. Mixter is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and New York.


  • Duke University School of Law, 1977, J.D.
  • Ohio State University, 1974, B.A.