Christopher G. Froelich

Christopher G. Froelich: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


Chris Froelich is special counsel in the Corporate Practice Group.

Areas of Practice

Chris advises public and private companies and private equity funds in domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, joint ventures, divestitures, restructurings, recapitalizations and transactions involving distressed or bankrupt targets or sellers. He counsels clients through all stages of the deal process, including drafting and negotiating letters of intent, stock and asset purchase agreements, merger agreements, shareholder and joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, financing documents, confidentiality agreements, escrow agreements, due diligence reports and corporate governance documents.

Chris's practice encompasses a broad range of industries, including consumer products, media, retail, e-commerce, software and technology, financial services, energy, healthcare, marketing, food and beverage, manufacturing, real estate, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications.


•New York State Bar Association honoree.


•Law Clerk to Justice Jaynee LaVecchia, New Jersey Supreme Court (2006-2007 Term) and Justice Johann van der Westhuizen, Constitutional Court of South Africa (2006 Term)

Publications & News


Advising the Board: Basics of Fiduciary Duties, Mergers & Acquisitions 2012, Practicing Law Institute (contributor).

Closing the Equitable Loophole: Assessing the Supreme Court's Next Move Regarding the Availability of Equitable Relief for Military Plaintiffs, 35 Seton Hall L. Rev. 699, 2005

Venture Law Blog Posts

• Let's Finally Fix Crowdfunding!, February 14, 2017

Areas of Practice (17)

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Public Company Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Emerging Growth/Venture Capital
  • Joint Ventures and Strategic Alliances
  • Family Owned and Closely-Held Businesses
  • Advertising
  • Art
  • Automotive
  • Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance
  • Entertainment and Digital Media
  • Fashion, Apparel and Beauty
  • Food and Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Maritime
  • Retail

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.653.8177  Phone
917.438.6147  Fax
University Attended:
Bloomsburg University, B.A., 2000; Seton Hall University School of Business, M.B.A., 2005
Law School Attended:
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Editor, Law Review, 2005
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; 2006, New York; 2005, New Jersey


•Member, New York State Bar Association
•Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Birth Information:
Orange, New Jersey

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