Christopher Lin

Christopher Lin

Attorney at Law

Naples
Florida
Licensed in
IL
University of Michigan Law School
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About
Purpose-driven business and strategic advisor, who combines 12+ years of experience as a Partner in a large, international law firm with 5+ years of in-house leadership as Deputy General Counsel and Director of Corporate Development of a high-growth, multinational medical device manufacturer. Extensive transactional and business experience across multiple industries, advising public and private companies, private equity and venture capital firms, and entrepreneurs on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate financings, joint ventures and strategic transactions, including related legal disputes, employment matters and other corporate and… read more governance matters.
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5.0
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Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Chris advised my fund in connection with a series of seed and Series A investments in various startup companies. He provided timely and practical advice that I valued, and took the time to answer my questions in an thoughtful and patient manner."

Series A Investment in Startup
Non-UpCounsel Client
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"Chris represented the buyer when our last startup was sold. We found him to be professional and easy to work with, but highly effective for his client. We valued his work so much that we are using him in connection with our latest venture."

Acquisition of Business
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Arthrex

Deputy General Counsel & Director of Corporate Development

Oct 2013 - Present

Strong business partner and key legal and strategic advisor to Executive Management Team of a $2.5B+ global orthopedic medical device manufacturer. Provides proactive, crisp and creative legal and business solutions to keep pace with aggressive, high-growth business environment. Supports company growth opportunities by leading the company’s entire acquisition and investment process.

Oct 2013 - Present

McDermott Will & Emery

Partner

Jan 2005 - Aug 2013

Partner in the Corporate Advisory Practice of McDermott Will & Emery in Chicago. oRepresented large multinational corporations, private equity and venture capital funds and individuals in connection with a wide range of sophisticated corporate transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, license arrangements, equity incentive arrangements, and other strategic transactions.

Jan 2005 - Aug 2013

Holland & Knight

Associate

Sep 2002 - Dec 2004

Associate in the commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice in Holland & Knight's Chicago office.

Sep 2002 - Dec 2004

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