Christopher Lawrence Tinen



Professional Summary

Christopher L. Tinen’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law representing public and private companies handling all aspects of securities law compliance, startup formation, and a wide array of financings including registered offerings, PIPEs and venture financings.

Prior to joining Procopio, Christopher was an associate at a boutique corporate law firm in Palo Alto, where he represented a wide range of technology startups in their corporate matters, formations and venture financings. During law school, Christopher served on the Executive Board of the Chapman Law Review.

News Coverage

•“M&A: One Stop Systems Buys German Tech Supplier with Help from Procopio, San Diego Daily Transcript, November 20, 2018.
•Julie Bawden Davis. “Could a Nontraditional IPO Be Right For Your Company ?” American Express Open Forum, April 13, 2018.
•“One Stop Systems Goes Public with Help from Procopio, Dickinson Wright,” San Diego Daily Transcript, February 6, 2018.


• “What California’s New Law on Female Board Members May Mean For Your Public Company, ” October 24, 2018.
• “Small-Cap Companies Gain Compliance Relief Under New SEC Rule Changes, ” September 5, 2018.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Corporate and Securities
  • Emerging Growth and Venture Capital
  • Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategic Joint Ventures

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
858.720.6320  Phone
619.398.0102  Fax
University Attended:
San Diego State University, BS, Finance, with distinction, 2008
Law School Attended:
Chapman University School of Law, JD, 2011
Year of First Admission:
2011, California
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Represented high-performance computing systems company in its NASDAQ initial public offering (IPO).; Represented a high-speed wireless data delivery company in its Regulation A (Reg A) offering.; Represented publicly-traded thermal energy company in public shelf offering of up to $15M.; Represented an agriculture technology company in its Series C Preferred Stock Financing.; Represented a Silicon Valley-based enterprise sales technology company in its Series B Preferred Stock Financing.; Represented a Silicon Valley-based integrated healthcare technology company in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing.; Represented an advertising technology company in its Series A Preferred Stock Financing.; Represented an image search technology company in its sale to a major retailer.; Represented Silicon Valley-based technology start-up companies in their formation and early-stage financings.; Represented public companies in public and private financings, securities law compliance and related corporate matters.

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