Chris is a shareholder and member of the General Corporate, Emerging Business, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Private Equity and Venture Capital practices. Chris has built a diverse practice focusing on the representation of clients in general business matters, commercial transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Chris is an established business transaction advisor that has extensive experience assisting client’s structure, finance, negotiate and execute their most complex business transactions. He advises a variety of clients in their acquisition, investment and disposition strategies, and guides boards of directors, committees and investors on growth strategy, special situations, restructurings, financings and other corporate governance issues.
Chris serves as a general corporate counsel for many businesses overseeing all aspects of corporate planning and business advisory services. He is well versed in private equity and venture capital investments, financing transactions, and general corporate planning. Chris also counsels clients in a wide variety of corporate matters including entity formation, corporate governance, business operations, production agreements, product development, marketing and advertising development, product packaging, retail sales promotions and contests, confidentiality agreements, supply and distribution agreements, disclosure agreements, technology development and licensing, outsourcing, strategic alliance and teaming arrangements, consulting and service agreements, and distributor/dealer relationships. He also assists clients in the design and implementation of executive compensation arrangements and employee stock incentive programs.
Chris has completed transactions and represented clients across numerous industries including all aspects of manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, technology and innovative sciences, government contracting, real estate development, banking and financial services, professional services, direct marketing and sales, retail, and engineering and construction.