Chris is counsel in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation Group. He focuses his practice on corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery and appeals before the Delaware Supreme Court. Chris also frequently appears before the Delaware Superior Court, including its Complex Commercial Litigation Division, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Chris has served as lead counsel and co-counsel to companies, stockholders and directors in appraisal and fiduciary duty litigation, statutory matters arising under Delaware corporate and alternative entity laws, and post-closing disputes arising from stock and asset purchase agreements.
In addition to his litigation practice, Chris also advises boards of directors, special committees and stockholders respecting governance-related matters.
Prior to joining Morris James, Chris was associated for several years with a boutique litigation firm in Delaware, where his practice focused on the prosecution of stockholder class and derivative actions asserting claims for breach of fiduciary duty. Chris leverages his experience representing stockholder plaintiffs to bring a unique perspective to his current representations.
Prior to that, Chris was associated for several years with a prominent Delaware law firm, where he represented clients in a variety of matters arising under Delaware law.
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Intern for the Honorable J. Curtis Joyner of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of Delaware
Villanova University School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2012; Associate Editor, Villanova Law Review
University of Delaware, BS, 2009