G. Christopher Wright, Esq.

Attorney, InterActive Legal Advisor

G. Christopher “Chris” Wright, is a founding partner of Shannon & Wright LLP in Alexandria, Virginia.  Chris leads the firm’s Tax and Estate & Trust practices encompassing the areas of Tax Planning and ComplianceWealth PlanningEstate & Trust Planning and Administration, and Business Transactions. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.  As an experienced Certified Public Accountant, he offers expertise in accounting and finance to the practice of law.

Chris is a sought-after speaker, lecturer, and author.  He is an adjunct professor at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law teaching courses on wealth transfer tax and estate planning.  Chris currently serves as Chair of the CLE Committee for the Virginia State Bar Section on Taxation.  He is past Chair of the Virginia State Bar Section on Taxation and past President of the Alexandria Bar Association.  Since 2014, Chris has contributed to the annual updates of Living Trusts: Forms and Practice (Matthew Bender), and most recently contributed to the Virginia State Bar Section on Taxation Newsletter.

Chris currently serves his community as Chair of Senior Services of Alexandria, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering independence and self-sufficiency, enabling seniors in the City of Alexandria to age with dignity.

He earned his undergraduate degree from East Carolina University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.  Chris has been recognized by Best LawyersSuper LawyersArlington Magazine Top Attorneys 2023 for Tax and Trust & Estates, as well as Virginia Business’ Legal Elite.

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