Chris is Corporate Counsel in the Client Legal Group where he is responsible for legal affairs related to Hamilton Lane’s fund products and separate accounts, including the structuring, negotiating and drafting of our fund documentation, investment management agreements and advisory agreements, as well as other in-house legal matters.
Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2022, Chris was Counsel at State Farm Insurance Companies where he advised on private equity, venture capital, real estate and strategic investments. Previously, Chris was an associate at DLA Piper LLP where he focused on private fund formation, real estate joint ventures and related general corporate matters. Chris began his career as a consultant at Deloitte Tax LLP.
Chris received a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he was a member of the Washington University Law Review, and a B.S. in Economics and Finance from Elmhurst College. He is a member of the state bar of Illinois.