Chrystan Carlton

Chrystan Carlton

Attorney at Law

Chicago
Illinois
Licensed in
IL
Loyola University Chicago College of Law

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About
Seasoned JD/MBA Attorney & Business consultant addressing IRS Tax matters; corporate structuring, contract drafting & negotiations.

Acting General Counsel to select international start-ups, small businesses, and emerging social enterprise entities.

Served eight years as General Counsel to Angolan international development company; drafted and negotiated contracts valued > $35M.

Areas of Focus - Tax Litigation; Business Entity Formation; Asset protection strategies; Business Planning & Consulting; Contract Drafting, Review, & Negotiation; Corporate Compliance; Governance & Oversight; Equity Offers; SAFT; and
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4.9
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"Great service, friendly communication"

Business Formation Consultation
Posted on Oct 30, 2021
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"Carlton Law met expectations with competence and quick response!"

Assist with Other Commercial Contract Matter
Posted on Oct 19, 2021
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"Very skilled and professional!"

Other Business Formation Matter
Posted on Sep 11, 2021
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"Very knowledgeable attorney!"

Draft Operating Agreement
Posted on Jul 27, 2021
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"Chrystan came through in a pinch enabling us to respond to the IRS."

Federal Tax Controversy
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"Chrystan came through in a pinch and assisted us with documentation required to respond to the IRS."

Lez Enfants Academy, Inc., Tax Controversy
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A

Vice President - Document Specialist

Mar 2015 - Apr 2021

• Manage the account opening and client documentation workflow lifecycle from creation, collection, negotiation oversight and execution for external clients – minimizing additional client signature requirements
• Ensure onboarding documentation conforms to the Bank’s legal guidelines, policies, and standards; mitigate risk through adherence to the control framework –controlling for firm risk

Mar 2015 - Apr 2021

Teixeira Development Group, SA

General Counsel

Apr 2008 - Mar 2015

• Reported directly to the Board of Directors building a business from Angel investment to a valuation over $53M.
• Secured and managed outside counsel. Served as the corporate secretary, established corporate archive.
• Established relationships and negotiated and closed financing transactions with Venture Capitalists and Private Equity Partners valued at over $30M. Spearheaded groundbreaking

Apr 2008 - Mar 2015

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