Hiller Joins Varnum’s Corporate Team
August 2, 2017
Varnum is pleased to announce that Christopher M. Hiller has joined the corporate practice team at Varnum. He is based in the firm’s Grand Rapids office.
Hiller is experienced in the negotiation and drafting of a wide variety of corporate contracts including asset purchase agreements, joint venture agreements, software and technology licensing, SaaS agreements, NDAs, employment contracts and shareholders agreements. He advises on such matters as labor and employment, trade secret protection, insurance, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, consumer and data privacy, regulatory and compliance issues, and corporate governance.
Hiller joins the firm from his position as vice president and senior counsel at Guaranteed Rate, Inc., a national residential mortgage lender. Prior to that, Hiller developed experience in all facets of litigation while in private practice in Chicago.
Hiller is a 2010 graduate of The John Marshall Law School, where he was an editor for the Journal of Computer and Information Law, a member of the Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution Honors Council, participated in two moot court competitions, and received a Certificate in Trial Advocacy along with his law degree. He attended Michigan State University for his undergraduate degree.