Christopher Burgoyne


Christopher A. Burgoyne is a partner in the Baltimore office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Medical Malpractice & Long-Term Care Practices.

Christopher also regularly handles a wide variety of other civil litigation matters, including the defense of general liability, professional liability, and employment discrimination claims. Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, Christopher practiced in the Baltimore-metro area, focusing on the representation and defense of long-term care facilities, licensed providers, and other healthcare professionals, in a variety of legal matters, including complex malpractice litigation and professional licensure actions.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care
  • Healthcare

Additional Experience

Awards & Honors

Maryland Super Lawyers: Rising Star 2017-2019

Professional Presentations

  • Lifespan Network: Annual Conference, Selected Speaker 2016-2022
  • "Litigation Trends in 2016" - October 2016
  • "Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury: Looking at Care from a Different Perspective" - October 2017
  • "Electronic Health Records and Litigation" - October 2018
  • "LTPAC/Senior Care and the Courtroom: Important Lessons Learned Through Litigation" - October 2019
  • "Perception as Reality: Protecting Against Liability Post-COVID" - September 2021
  • "Consider the Jury: Learning from Litigation" - September 2022


University of Baltimore School of Law

Juris Doctorcum laude, 2009

Vanderbilt University

Bachelor of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, 2000