Chris leads the Legal Department at EyeCare Partners, where he supports our optometry and ophthalmology divisions, as well as our support services teams. He is a practical, hands-on business advisor with over 17 years of delivering advice across multiple areas of law, with an emphasis on corporate growth, mergers & acquisitions, regulatory compliance and contract negotiation. Chris joined EyeCare Partners from the national law firm of Lathrop GPM LLP, where he was a partner and oversaw the EyeCare Partners account. His previous experience includes being an Officer at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. and an Associate at Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsche, LC.
Chris is a graduate of Denison University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and holds a Juris Doctor degree and Master of Laws in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis.