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Chris advises business and governmental clients in organizational, transactional, and corporate matters, including negotiation, preparation, and review of operating and shareholder agreements and other corporate and governing documents, commercial contracts, and financing agreements.
Chris is recognized as a practical, business-minded lawyer who protects his clients’ interests without “over lawyering” transactions. He focuses on getting the deal done efficiently with the best possible result for his client.
•Assisted in representation of marine terminal operator in complex lease transaction valued at over $1 billion.
•Represented manufacturing company in negotiation and documentation of $130 million asset-based working capital credit facility.
•Represented a commodities company in refinancing of $125 million syndicated line of credit.
•Represented municipality in bond and financing transactions totaling over $18 million for capital improvement projects and related matters.
•Represented private real estate investment and management companies in the acquisition, financing, and disposition of shopping centers.
•Represented preferred developer for national convenience store chain in acquisition and disposition of freestanding sites.
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America - Business Organizations
Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” - Business Organizations (2017)
Virginia Business,“Legal Elite” -Business Law (2016, 2014, 2011); Real Estate and Land Use (2015, 2013, 2010); Young Lawyer (2008)
Coastal Virginia Magazine, “Top Lawyers” - Business Law (2016-present)
Thomson Reuters, “Virginia Super Lawyers” (2008-11)
•Vandeventer Black Attorneys Listed as ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2019
•Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as Top Lawyers
•Vandeventer Black Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” for 2018
•27 Vandeventer Black Attorneys Named ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ of 2018
•Twenty-two Vandeventer Black Attorneys 2016 Legal Elite Finalists
•CoVaBiz Magazine Awards Top Honors To 20 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys
•20 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys have made the Coastal Virginia Magazine Top Lawyers List
•25 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America 2017
•Congratulations to the Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Virginia Legal Elite
•17 Vandeventer Black LLP Attorneys Selected as 2014 Legal Elite
PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS
International Council of Shopping Centers
Hampton Roads Association for Commercial Real Estate
E.V. Williams Center for Real Estate at Old Dominion University
Virginia Bar Association/YMCA - Model Judiciary Program, Attorney Advisor
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