Chris applies his more than 25 years of experience as a lawyer and law professor to the complex commercial and regulatory problems faced by banks and businesses. As a lawyer, he blends careful advice with fierce advocacy to meet his business clients’ needs. As a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law, he studies and teaches bankruptcy and commercial law. He has authored numerous articles in law reviews, a book on corporate governance of insolvent businesses, and serves as a contributing editor of the West Bankruptcy Law Letter, writing over 50 articles for that publication. He has taught more than a thousand lawyers how to analyze the law and represent clients in the real world. He speaks frequently on bankruptcy, banking and business law topics to business and legal audiences. He maintains an active role in the community, providing advice to elected officials and serving on several boards and commissions.
Chris serves as senior advisor to FKP — a role that is particularly well suited to his expertise in teaching and legal problem solving. He serves as a teacher for younger lawyers who are developing their professional skills to become community leaders. He also truly enjoys working with clients. He can quickly get to the core of a legal question or dispute and provide advice that is designed to help clients achieve their goals. He is a resource for complicated problems, but also understands the importance of careful planning to avoid problems in the first place.
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|College Attended:||University of KY|
|College Degree Earned:||B.B.A - Finance|
|Law School Attended:||University of KY College of Law|
|Bar Membership:||IL, KY|
|Bar Year:||1986, 1999|