LifeScience-Law specializes in the practice of “integrative law” in the biotechnology, medical device and healthcare industries. Entrepreneurial legal services are provided with a strategic focus on the whole business, combining regulatory, accounting, finance, tax, manufacturing, supply chain and international legal experience. Operational emphasis includes contract manufacturing and long-term operating agreements (co-development, license, distribution and supply agreements). In addition to specialized operating agreements, services include general business advising, contracts, transactional support and outsourced general counsel services, including a two-year engagement serving as outsourced general counsel to a Fortune 500 healthcare company subsidiary.
In addition to being a CPA, Chris is also an alumnus of Tech Coast Angels, the largest angel network in the U.S. and the number one source of startup funding in Southern California.
Licensed since 1987
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||1989||08/17/2015|
|TX||Not Eligible to Practice - Administrative||1987||08/25/2015|
|Special Counsel||DaVita||2007 - 2009|
|President||LifeScience-Law||2006 - Present|
|Senior Corporate Counsel||Baxter Healthcare Corporation||2000 - 2005|
|Assistant Secretary & Corporate Counsel||Brunswick Corporation||1998 - 2000|
|Assistant Regional Director - Enforcement Division||Securities and Exchange Commission||1991 - 1998|
|Associate||Reed Smith (Formerly Sachnoff & Weaver)||1988 - 1991|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association, Health Law Section||N/A||N/A|
|University of Illinois College of Law||N/A||law||1987|
|Univ of Illinois||Accounting||undergraduate||1984|
|Trade Association meeeting for Public Company Chief Financial Officers||Financial Accounting Fraud||1997|