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Chris is a Partner in Reed Smith’s Global Corporate Group resident in the firm’s New York office.  Chris concentrates his practice on private equity transactions and cross-border mergers and acquisitions across a broad range of sectors, including financial services, life sciences, infrastructure, manufacturing, energy and entertainment and media.


  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2008, J.D.
  • University of South Carolina, 2003, B.S.

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • Chris was named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers from 2013-2018