Christopher Mikesh, Esq. is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice of Mayer Brown LLP’s New York office. In addition to representing financial institutions and multinational corporations in complex commercial litigation, Chris maintains an active pro bono practice, serves as Co-Chair of Mayer Brown’s NY LGBTQ+ Lawyers Affinity Group, and is a member of the NY Association Diversity Committee. Chris has experienced first-hand the important role that community college plays in the educational advancement of those who attend SUNY Ulster, having attended SUNY Ulster during his senior year at Rondout Valley High School before receiving his Bachelor of Arts from New York University and Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School. Chris and his husband, Zachary Bowman, are proud sponsors of SUNY Ulster Foundation's President's Challenge Scholarship.