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Christopher Reed

Christopher Reed

Attorney at Law

York
Pennsylvania
Licensed in
PA, NJ
Villanova University School of Law
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About
I am a transactional attorney with extensive experience representing both large and small businesses in a wide range of industries. I served clients while working in a large firm and have worked in-house, including as general counsel.

I assist entrepreneurs and start-up companies with entity selection, formation, and drafting tailored operating agreements. For established companies, I provide guidance on regulatory compliance and corporate governance. In addition, I draft various contracts for clients, including vendor agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and leases.

Industries I have worked in include telecommunications, real
… read more estate, alcohol, pharmaceuticals, retail and energy.
7
Years
experience
Fortune 500 Badge

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Chris managed the acquisition of independent retailers in order for our company to increase market presence. Chris coordinated with our business group, negotiated the purchase agreement, performed lien searches, and oversaw closing and transfer of assets. As part of buying independent retailers, Chris negotiated Confidentiality Agreements and Noncompete Agreements in order to protect our investment. Chris represented the company in hundreds of acquisition deals across the country."

Acquisitions
Posted on Jul 22, 2018
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"Chris guided us on entity options for starting a new division of our business. He expedited the formation of the LLC and drafted the operating agreement to address the interests of all owners. Once the entity was formed, Chris assisted us with evaluation and purchase of real property, including drafting the purchase agreement, advising us on financing, and guiding us on tax implications. We continue to use Chris to assist us with our growing business. -Derek, President and Managing Member, Kay Homes"

LLC Formation and Real Estate Acquisition
Posted on Jul 22, 2018

Work History

Rutters

General Counsel

Mar 2018 - Present

Responsible for all legal aspects of corporate operations. Provide guidance on regulatory matters governing fuel, food and beverage distribution, and employment. Oversee retail-site development, including purchase agreement negotiation, due diligence, and construction. Negotiate various vendor contracts serving all departments of company. Participate in strategic planning with executive team.

Mar 2018 - Present

Rite Aid

Associate General Counsel

Mar 2015 - Mar 2018

Provided legal advice to business and real estate groups on acquisitions, development, construction, and general operations. Participated in due diligence for multi-billion dollar merger. Oversaw outside counsel on litigation matters.

Mar 2015 - Mar 2018

cga law firm

Associate

Jun 2011 - Mar 2015

Served as counsel for a multitude of clients in various industries and matters. Focused on corporate transactions, real estate, telecommunications, regulatory compliance, and general representation.

Jun 2011 - Mar 2015

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