University of Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, Indiana
J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
Notre Dame Law Review
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
B.A., with high honors, 2014
All Michigan state courts
Chris is a member of Varnum’s Corporate Services and M&A Team. Chris’ focus is in business and transactional work with a strong emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and other commercial transactions. Chris has experience advising clients on the legal aspects of day-to-day business issues and has experience in corporate formation and structuring, and a wide variety of other commercial transactions. He has experience working with businesses ranging from early stage startups to mature, publicly-held businesses of all sizes.
Numerous roll-up acquisitions for West Michigan-based insurance brokerage firm.
Represented manufacturer of sterile injectable drugs in its sale to private equity firm.
Represented multinational building materials manufacturer in multiple U.S.-based acquisitions.
Represented home construction manufacturer in its sale to private equity firm.
Represented commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle manufacturer and upfitter in multiple U.S.-based acquisitions.
State Bar of Michigan
Honors and Recognitions
Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, 2024