Chris is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the probate and tax group.  He has a decade of experience advising domestic and international companies on economic development incentives, tax incentives and site selection analysis.  He has helped his clients, spanning from Fortune 100 corporations to small and middle market enterprises in jurisdictions across the U.S., obtain more than $500 million in incentives.

Chris has experience assisting clients from a variety of industries, including manufacturing, financial services, energy, distribution, transportation, healthcare, education and retail.

Career highlights include:

  • Identifying, negotiating and implementing economic incentives and tax credits for clients relocating, expanding, consolidating or experiencing significant operational changes.
  • Assisting clients with financing transactions related to federal and state incentives, such as New Markets Tax Credits, tax increment financing and bond issuances.
  • Advising clients on various real estate acquisitions, permitting requirements and regulatory matters as well as in general tax and corporate matters.

Chris received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his B.A. cum laude from Miami University.

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Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 2005

Miami University, B.A., cum laude, 2002

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Illinois (inactive)
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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