Christopher Ambrosio

Christopher Ambrosio: Attorney with Vandeventer Black LLP
  • Partner at Vandeventer Black LLP (53 Attorneys)
  • 500 World Trade Center, 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 23510
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Chris is a partner and is manager of the firm’s Business Law Department. He concentrates his practice in transactional matters, including the acquisition, development, financing, sale, and leasing of commercial and municipal property, including shopping centers, office buildings, mixed use projects, industrial and waterfront property, as well as residential developments. Chris represents developers, investors, lenders, landlords, and tenants in a variety of commercial real estate transactions. He also represents small and medium-sized private businesses in mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations.

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.

Notable Accomplishments

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

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • International Business
  • Local Government
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
757.446.8628  Phone
757.446.8670  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., Echols Scholar
Law School Attended:
Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary, J.D., Order of the Coif
Year of First admission:
1997, Virginia


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

Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: 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.
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  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
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