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  • Education
    • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School, 2011, Articles Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
    • B.A., Wesleyan University, 2008

Christopher Simpson has significant experience in structuring, advising clients, and drafting key complex merger, acquisition, divestiture, license, and other commercial transactional agreements across a wide swath of industries, including biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, animal health and home health and hospice.

Chris also routinely advises clients with respect to:

  • Complex strategic alliances and joint ventures
  • Capital raises and financings
  • Corporate governance and entity selection
  • Securities regulations
  • Commercial supply and manufacturing agreements
  • International cross-border commercial transactions
  • Executive employment agreements
  • Family owned businesses

Chris graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was articles editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He and his wife, Anna, are proud supporters of the Kansas City Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Kansas City Red Cross.

  • Negotiated and drafted multiple chief executive officer employment agreements for institutional clients.
  • Assisted in securities offering closings for a start-up client.
  • Drafted and assisted in the closing of a major hospice asset purchase agreement for a Texas client.
  • Assisted in the negotiation and drafting of a Telecast Rights Agreement for a collegiate sports conference client.
  • Part of team that negotiated and closed a complex merger transaction for a biopharmaceutical client.