Christian’s practice encompasses all aspects of commercial matters, advising on corporate transactions for clients in the banking, finance, and other industries.
Prior to joining the firm, Christian was an associate in a structured transactions practice group where he advised underwriters, issuers, borrowers, lenders, and other market participants in a broad range of transactions and structured finance matters, including issuances of debt and equity securities secured by residential mortgage loans, unsecured consumer loans, and other assets. His work included advising clients in responding to complex legal and practical questions throughout the transaction lifecycle, from preliminary deal considerations to deal closings, extensions and terminations.
Christian’s work has also included tax analysis in a variety of transaction and corporate governance contexts, ranging from in-depth tax treaty analysis, evaluation of FTC availability, and contract review of limited partnership agreements, service agreements, and subscription agreements.
Christian is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Connecticut School of Law. During law school he was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Janet Bond Arterton. He also served as Competition Editor and Symposium Editor for the Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, participated in the Loiselle Moot Court Competition, and was a member of the Corporate and Securities Law Society.
Christian speaks conversational Mandarin Chinese, as well as conversational Japanese.