Chris is chair of the firm's financial services industry practice. Additionally, he practices in the areas of banking, corporate and real estate law. He represents financial institutions, including local and regional banks, credit unions and mezzanine and mortgage lenders in business regulatory, commercial and consumer lending and workout issues. He routinely guides financial institutions through delicate corporate governance issues and has spoken and been called upon to testify nationally as an expert witness in corporate governance matters.
Chris represents local and national commercial real estate owners in sales and acquisitions as well as commercial leasing transactions. He also advises businesses and owners in the start up, funding and continued financing, expansion and sale of business ventures as well as delicate corporate governance issues.
There are some institutions I'm aware of who are not even accepting applications from people who don't already have an established relationship with them.28 April 2020