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Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Startup & Emerging Company Adviser

Los Angeles
Licensed in
Duke University School of Law
My breadth of experience is my greatest strength. Through top-notch research, persuasive advocacy, and powerful writing, I add value and perspective to the legal matters at hand and help my team and my client navigate complex legal challenges.
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Barbera Corporate Law


Nov 2018 - Present

I'm an associate at a boutique corporate/emerging companies firm focused on helping mission-driven entrepreneurs, investors and social enterprises generate positive impact at scale.

From startup to later stage organizations, our approach is grounded in business acumen and legal sophistication and inspired by the idealism that drives all meaningful enterprise.

Nov 2018 - Present


Head of Media & PR

Mar 2016 - Jun 2017

• Negotiated, drafted, and reviewed a wide variety of contracts and agreements, sponsorship agreements as well as music licensing, photography, and video agreements with third party vendors and national news media outlets.
• Advised CEO on a range of legal matters, including trademark registrations, copyright protection, sponsorship agreements, as well as state and municipal regulatory matters.

Mar 2016 - Jun 2017

Apollo Scheduling

VP Content & Brand Development

Feb 2015 - Mar 2016

• Conducted internal due diligence and provided counsel to founding team regarding early stage legal and policy decisions affecting company operations and growth.
• Led creative direction and marketing strategy in harmony with business development and customer relations initiatives.
• Developed inbound marketing and email content strategies optimized for multi-variant conversion analysis.

Feb 2015 - Mar 2016


Associate, White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations

Sep 2013 - Jan 2015

• Represented companies and individuals in white-collar criminal and civil matters with particular focus on SEC enforcement actions, including securities laws and the FCPA.
• Defended individuals in criminal actions including tax evasion and computer fraud.
• Investigated allegations of accounting fraud, foreign bribery, money laundering, and other white-collar criminal and regulatory matters.

Sep 2013 - Jan 2015

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