Chris Marston is a Partner at Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig, focusing his practice on Political and Election law. Chris provides financial and compliance services to Republican campaigns and party committees, conservative political action committees, tax-exempt organizations, and corporate and trade association PACs. He founded Election CFO to provide these services in 2009 after serving as an assistant secretary of Education in the George W. Bush Administration. Chris volunteers as general counsel of the Republican Party of Virginia, treasurer of the Republican National Lawyers Association, and chair of the Library of Virginia Foundation’s 1823 Council. He earned his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.
Chris resides in Alexandria, Virginia, where he served as chairman of the local Republican Party. He lives with his two Portuguese Water Dogs in the Taylor Run neighborhood, attends Westminster Presbyterian Church, volunteers with local Boy Scouts, and teaches basic dog obedience classes for the Mount Vernon Dog Training Club.
- Georgetown University Law Center, JD
- Dartmouth College, AB
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Courts–Eastern District of Virginia, Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals–Fourth Circuit