Meet Chris

Christopher T. Hines

Of Counsel

Corporate & Securities Practice Group


Christopher T. Hines is Of Counsel in the Corporate Practice Group of Carr & Ferrell LLP. He advises technology companies in all manner of their business affairs, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and other private equity financings, securities compliance and disclosure obligations, international business activities, and commercial and technology transactions. Christopher has represented companies at all stages of development (from start-up to M&A exit or IPO) and has expertise in domestic and cross border transactions.

Further, Christopher has an active interest in matters relating to corporate social responsibility, sustainable development, philanthropy and charitable giving, as well as the representation of all forms of corporate and individual ventures in the renewable energy, cleantech, and other social enterprise fields. Prior to joining the firm, Christopher practiced in the New York, London, Tokyo, San Francisco, and Washington offices of other leading law firms.

Christopher previously served as Associate Professor of Law at Northern Illinois University, where he taught such courses as Comparative Law, Contracts, Corporate Finance, International Business Transactions, and Securities Regulation.

Christopher graduated cum laude from Yale University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. While attending Columbia University School of Law, Christopher was an editor of the Columbia Journal of Asian Law.

  • J.D., Columbia University School of Law, Editor, Columbia Journal of Asian Law
  • B.A., Yale University, History, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • State Bar of California
  • District of Columbia Bar