Chris is a partner in the litigation group in the Vorys Columbus office.  His practice focuses on complex business, construction, commercial, class action, consumer rights and contract litigation.  He has significant experience in counseling large commercial clients related to potential litigation, including breach of contract, statutory and regulatory compliance, and general best business practices.  Chris also maintains a significant privacy, data security and retail operations practice, advising some of the largest companies in the country on privacy compliance and technology.  His work in the privacy and data security space includes drafting and negotiating hundreds of commercial agreements and data processing agreements across a wide range of industries, the wholesale designing, documentation, and scaling of global data privacy and security compliance programs, providing counsel on countless cutting-edge data privacy, digital advertising and data security issues, and advising global clients on complex marketing, sweepstakes, and promotions issues.

Chris received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he was the managing editor of the Ohio State Law Journal and a co-founder of The Ohio State Energy Law Society.  He received a dual Bachelor's degree magna cum laude in finance and political science from Gonzaga University.  

Honors & Recognitions

Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2022-2024

Professional & Community Activities

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Mentoring Program, Mentor

Skating Association for the Blind and Handicapped, Volunteer

St. Aloysius Youth Athletic Program, Golf, Basketball and Baseball Coach

International Thespian Society, Member and Former Chapter President

News & Insights



The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2015

The Ohio State Law Journal, Managing Editor, 2014-2015

Gonzaga University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2012

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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