Chris Young graduated from Stanford University in 1962 and Stanford Law School in 1964. Prior to becoming a founding member of her firm, she served as a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, and was a member of the King County Civil Service Commission. She was also a founding member of Washington Women Lawyers.
Chris’s original interest in medical negligence resulted from being a plaintiff in a lawsuit involving the birth of her son. She is particularly sensitive to the stresses plaintiffs experience in litigation and represented plaintiffs for over thirty years. Her practice focused upon plaintiffs’ medical negligence, personal injury, and therapist sexual misconduct matters, as well as commercial law and litigation in employment matters.
Outside her practice, Chris is a long-time sculler and artist. She has been on the boards of several nonprofit foundations, including the Pocock Foundation, an organization supporting rowing locally and nationally. Chris intends to devote her time to painting and to her son and to travel frequently to her vacation home in Montana.