Chris is the firm’s Chief Operating Officer, responsible for implementing and overseeing all aspects of the day-to day administrative functions and continuous growth of the firm.
Chris directs all management functions, including strategic pricing, billing, human resources, recruiting, marketing, facilities management and administrative policies and procedures. Chris has extensive experience and expertise in designing and negotiating alternative fee arrangements (AFAs), rate management and legal project management (LPM).
Prior to joining PIB Law, Chris was Director, Consulting and Legal Business Solutions for the law company Elevate Services, where his responsibilities included assisting Fortune 100 legal departments with operations and strategy. Formerly, Chris was the Executive Director of Outside Counsel Engagement at JPMorgan Chase & Co., responsible for designing and negotiating AFAs, legal spend analysis, rate negotiations and competitive selection (a/k/a “RFPs”). He was the first head of an LPM and analysis team for an Am Law 100 law firm where he counseled law firm partners on portfolio and significant matter pricing and project management. Chris started his legal operations career at GlaxoSmithKline, a pioneer legal department in managing external legal spend.
Community & Professional
Corporate Legal Operations Consortium
Association of Corporate Counsel
Legal Marketing Association
International Legal Technology Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Bucks County Bar Association
Honors & Recognitions
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt training
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification
Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Infantry
United States Army, Infantry Squad Leader
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- Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Widener University School of Law, J.D.
Drexel University, M.S.I.S.
Temple University, B.A.