Co-Managing Partner, Buckley LLP

Chris Witeck became Co-Managing Partner of Buckley in 2022. He has an active financial services mergers and acquisition practice, focusing on transactions that involve regulatory risks and concerns or novel structures at the forefront of industry trends. Chris received his J.D. from Georgetown University and his B.A. from the University of Virginia. Before attending law school, he worked at the U.S. Department of State. 

Buckley strives to incorporate the unique backgrounds and perspectives of its lawyers into all of its work to better serve its clients and communities. Among other recognitions, the firm was ranked #3 on Vault’s 2019 Best Law Firms for Women and has scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index each of the last four years.

Buckley was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2022. 

Joined 2015 

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2017) 
Fellows nominated:
2022: Leslie Meredith; 2021: Susanna Sedrak; 2020: Edward Somers; 2019: Scott Sakiyama; 2018: Shara Chang; 2017: Mehul Madia; 2016: Veena Viswanatha; 2015: Antonio Reynolds

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2022: Cierra Newman, Jill Winter; 2021: James Chou, Margaux Curie; 2020: Christopher Walcyszyn; 2019: Chris Napier; 2018: Daniel Cheriyan; 2017: Andrew Lim; 2016: Alex Lutch

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2020: Sabrina Minhas; 2019: Raymond Simmons, Kailin Liu; 2018: Rachel Jannell Granger, Shireen Lankarani; 2017: Aporajita Ali; 2016: Nicole Chen 

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2019, 2015 

Annual Meeting (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)

Members: Chris Witeck, Clinton Rockwell

Diversity Professionals: Caitlin Kasmar, Jonice Gray Tucker

Communications: Mark Lutin, Todd Davenport