Chris is a senior attorney in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the tax group’s trust and estates subgroup.  He has experience drafting estate plans and preparing tax returns.  He has also advised clients on estate planning techniques, including grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), spousal lifetime access trusts (SLATs) and qualified terminable interest property (QTIP) elections.

Chris received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and his B.S. in legal studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He is also a certified public accountant.


Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 2009

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S., 2005

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio 
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • New York 
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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