Clients appreciate Chris' strong business sense acquired during his 10-year positions in management, sales and marketing endeavors prior to his law admission, and his extensive legal knowledge acquired over the last 25 years. Chris' unique experience provides practical, proactive, efficient and precise legal advice to clients with respect to commercial transactions, including domestic and cross border mergers, acquisitions, angel and venture capital financings, public and private securities offerings, strategic relationships such as joint ventures, complex partnerships and limited liability companies, technology licensing and distribution, executive employment and equity-based compensation plans and equity holder disputes.
In 2017, Chambers USA recognized that clients laud Chris with great savvy on market practices, actionable documents and planning, calling him an exceptional lawyer on a range of corporate matters and counsel to emerging companies.
In 2018 Chambers USA recognized that Chris is a popular choice for providing external general counsel to emerging companies, well respected among his peers, with a practice that focuses on public and private securities law, compliance, corporate governance and commercial transactions.
In 2018 Best Lawyers in America announced that Chris was recognized by his peers as the 2018 Phoenix Securities/Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year, where only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is so honored.
Current clients include Plexus Worldwide, Investis Digital Inc., PlanetiQ, CORE Linepipe, Inc., Empire Industries, Ltd, DermaForce Partners, LLC, Razaghi Development Company, LLC, El Dorado Holdings, Inc., McGillicuddy Holdings, Inc., dba TruTemp, Daraja Enterprises, Inc., Paradigm Technology, Inc., Pyramid Consulting Group, Inc., Commerce Signals, Inc., Thayer Medical Corporation, Vernadero Group, Inc., and Creative Business Resources, Inc.
- Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A, 2006-2019
- Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year, Securities Regulation, 2020
- Best Lawyers®, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation, 2009-2020
- Phoenix Best Lawyers®, Securities/Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year, 2018
- Phoenix Best Lawyers®, Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year, 2015, 2017
- Arizona's Finest Lawyers
Phoenix Best Lawyers Antitrust Lawyer of the Year, 2011