Chris focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, real estate development and finance, and general corporate.

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Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2014


  • Super Lawyers®
    • Mid-South Rising Star, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2019-2021

Education & Honors

  • University of Memphis, J.D., magna cum laude, 2014
    • President, Student Bar Association 
    • Member, University of Memphis Law Review
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., Economics, Politics, and Classics, magna cum laude, 2009


  • Representation of regional and national media, parking, agricultural, banking, and automotive companies in mergers and acquisitions.
  • Representation of local companies in domestic and foreign private placement offerings.
  • Representation of local, regional and national, including publicly traded developers in acquisition, development, financing, ownership, operation and disposition of self-storage, multifamily, office, agriculture, healthcare, non-profit, and telecommunication projects.
  • Representation of local developers in PILOT, TIF, and public-private partnership transactions.
  • Representation of publicly traded lender in commercial real estate loans.  
  • Representation of local, regional, and national tenants and landlords in leases for distribution, healthcare, retail, office, and alternative energy projects.  
  • Representation of local and regional borrowers and lenders in asset based credit facilities.
  • Representation of local and regional physician organizations for transactional and operational issues.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications