Chris has extensive experience representing clients in all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions, including joint ventures, preferred equity investments, acquisitions, financings and sales.

Chris was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 and was recognized as a “Next Generation Lawyer” for real estate by Legal 500 U.S.



Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Real Estate, including as a “Next Generation Lawyer”

Recognized in Law360’s Rising Stars

Certified Public Accountant (Iowa only) — Active from 2005 through 2008

Publication — Gholl v. eMachines'. Creating Predictability and Consistency in Appraisal Actions, Journal of Corporation Law, Volume 32, No. 1, Fall 2006

Memberships & Affiliations

Illinois State Bar Association


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois
  • New York


  • University of Iowa College of LawJ.D.with Distinction2006
  • University of Iowa Tippie College of BusinessM.Acc.2004
  • University of Iowa Tippie College of BusinessB.B.A., Accountingwith Highest Distinction2003