Chris Zhao grew up in China and graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University, where he majored in literature and linguistics. Prior to law school, he also studied at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education. During his 1L summer, Chris served as an intern at the Taxpayer Protection Bureau within the Office of the New York State Attorney General and a research assistant for Professor Patrick Thomas. While studying in London, he worked as an international tax intern at KPMG. Chris spent his 2L summer at the New York Office of Goodwin Procter, and he will join the firm’s Tax Group after graduation. In addition to his work and studies, Chris has twelve years of performing experience with professional choirs and as a soloist.