Chris represents companies in structuring and negotiating complex technology and data-related transactions, including data privacy and security matters. Chris provides legal solutions to all types of businesses, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. He has worked on a wide variety of commercial agreements, and his data privacy and security practice involves advising his clients on industry-specific regulations and standards that govern the responsible collection, use, and processing of their customers’ personal information. As former in-house counsel for a leading data and analytics company, Chris understands the importance of providing fast, practical, value-added counsel that aligns with his clients’ business objectives.
Prior to joining KO, Chris practiced in the data group of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP. He received his undergraduate degrees from the University of Colorado, and his J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School. Chris is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Colorado KnowledgeNet Chair for the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Chris is a frequent speaker at local and national industry, bar association, and university events on all types of technology and data-related topics.
Outside of work, Chris is passionate about his family. He is proud to call Colorado his home, and you will generally find him trail running, cooking, or exploring the endless frontier that is Colorado with his wife.