Christopher Bayh is an associate in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Bayh focuses his practice in commercial litigation, product liability defense, and white collar defense. His experience is diverse, including litigation and investigations in the fields of construction, finance, mass tort, national security and workplace security.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bayh worked as an associate at a large law firm in Washington, D.C., where he handled complex litigation and investigation matters. He also has significant appellate experience, including as lead attorney on a case before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, where he assisted a pro bono client in winning a unanimous reversal. He previously served as a law clerk to Judge David F. Hamilton of the Seventh Circuit, and as a research assistant to former Indiana Congressman Lee H. Hamilton at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Mr. Bayh earned his J.D. cum laude in 2009 from Washington University in St. Louis, where he received multiple awards, including the Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy and the American Society of Law, Medicine, & Ethics’ Health Law Student Award. He earned his B.A. with high distinction in economics and Spanish from Indiana University in 2004, where he graduated the school’s Liberal Arts and Management Program. While in college, Mr. Bayh played football under Coach Cam Cameron and served as an assistant probation officer for Monroe County, Indiana.
Mr. Bayh is admitted to practice in Indiana, Illinois and the District of Columbia, and before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the District of Columbia District Court.