Chris has been with Memorial Hermann since 2012.
Chris serves as the principal assistant to Memorial Hermann’s Chief Legal Officer in managing Memorial Hermann’s legal function and serves as the organization’s primary in-house legal counsel for general business, transactional and corporate governance matters. Chris provides specialized expertise, legal advice, and counsel in both complex and routine business and corporate transactions and negotiations, and in a broad range of operational and strategic decisions in relation to the organization’s business and corporate related activities. His primary areas of responsibility include business contracts and agreements including mergers and acquisition, joint ventures, information technology, real estate and finance as well as corporate governance matters.
Chris has practiced law since 1996, and prior to joining Memorial Hermann Chris served as General Counsel for St. Joseph Medical Center in Houston, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Hospital Partners of America, Inc., in Charlotte, NC. His experience also includes over eight years in private legal practice. Chris earned his undergraduate degree in History and Government from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN and his law degree from the College of William and Mary Marshall – Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, VA.