Christopher M. DutotAssociate Attorney
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Cum Laude, J.D., 2013
Central Michigan University, B.S., 2009
State Bar of Michigan, December 2013
Christopher Dutot brings to his immigration law work an empathic awareness of his clients’ needs and a commitment to helping them achieve their goals. “A lawyer’s work has a tremendous impact on someone’s life and/or business,” he says. “Recognizing this human element is something that I take very seriously and guides me to provide the most exceptional legal service possible.”
At FGI, Chris works with clients in the IT, automotive, and health care sectors, specifically with L-1, H-1B, EB, and O visa petitions. In addition, he has also worked with PERM and Adjustment of Status cases. The range of clients and petition types has enabled Chris to “provide valuable legal services to businesses and individuals from all over the world.”
Chris is a graduate of Central Michigan University and earned his J.D. at the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity. He has also authored “Are We Removing Citizens? The Contentious Legal Issue Surrounding the Interpretation of the Former Derivative Citizenship Statute and Why Permanent Resident Status Is Not Required,” for the University of Detroit Mercy Law Review (2013). In his spare time, Chris enjoys long-distance running and has run marathons and other races, hockey, and reading. He has also traveled to Canada and the southern Caribbean.