Christopher Johnson grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He received a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, graduating with distinction. Before law school, he worked for just over two years as a manufacturing engineer for Ecolab. During his 1L summer, Chris worked for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the Special Prosecutions Bureau. Chris likes an excellent cup of coffee, a good beer, and pizza. He also enjoys rock climbing, motorcycles, and philosophical discussions. For his 2L summer, Chris greatly enjoyed starting his IP litigation career with Carlson Caspers in the great state of Minnesota.