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.