Chris is responsible for all legal affairs for the firm, including acting as the primary legal officer for most of the firm’s portfolio companies. His focus is on legal structuring and due diligence related to our transaction executions, as well as post-closing oversight of legal matters and governance. Chris also assists in tax compliance and administrative support functions.
Chris joined Highlander Partners in 2008. Prior to joining Highlander, he gained extensive experience in advising clients in public and private capital formation transactions, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advising first as an attorney at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and later at Andrews Kurth LLP in Dallas. Throughout his legal career, Chris has represented a wide variety of public and private companies, private equity firms and individuals in complex financial transactions and corporate governance matters.
J.D., Yale Law School
B.A. in Letters and B.A. in Spanish, University of Oklahoma