Maynard Cooper & Gale and Nexsen Pruet have agreed to merge on April 1, 2023. Together we will be Maynard Nexsen.

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Christopher's Profile

Chris is a Shareholder in the firm’s Compliance and Risk Management group, a multidisciplinary team that provides assessment, advisory, and incident response services designed to enhance organizational value and resilience. Chris’ practice focuses on designing and implementing corporate governance, risk, and compliance programs. He also handles a wide range of civil litigation and regulatory matters, including representing securities firms and technology companies in matters brought by customers, employees, competitors, or regulators. He also has extensive experience performing pre-transaction due diligence and conducting internal corporate investigations.

Prior to Maynard, Chris worked in both private practice and the corporate sector, which included serving as the acting general counsel or compliance officer for several entities. As a Certified Financial Planner®, he advised high net worth individuals on estate, trust, and business planning strategies. He also served as an independent advisor and advocate for professional lacrosse players, representing them in contract negotiations and workers’ compensation claims.

Chris received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and holds a B.A. from Princeton University.

Christopher's Accolades

Super Lawyers - New York's Rising Stars (2013)


State Bar: Massachusetts, New York

  • Brooklyn Law School
    • (2004, J.D.)

  • Princeton University
    • (1998, B.A.)

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Maynard Adds Depth to National Footprint

Maynard is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to our Correctional Litigation, Compliance & Risk Management, Insurance, Real Estate, and Securities & Financial Services Litigation Groups. Anne Adams Hill, Of Counsel, Correctional Litigation, MontgomeryChristopher Massey, Shareholder, Compliance & Risk Management, New York City Garrett Owens, Associate, Insurance &...

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