Chris is the Director of Attorney and Client Success at OGC where he leverages over 15 years of experience in legal department and law firm operations management. Prior to joining OGC, Chris was the Chief Operating Officer at a national law firm that specialized in financial services and commercial litigation. His career includes serving as an Executive Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., where he assumed the role of global head of outside counsel value management. Notably, he also helped pioneer Legal Project Management (LPM) at an Am Law 50 firm and began his legal operations journey in the legal department at GSK, a recognized trailblazer in outside counsel spend management.
Over the course of his career, Chris has honed his expertise in diverse areas, including strategic pricing, alternative fee arrangements, outside counsel management, legal technology, cyber security response, and advancements in AI. In his capacity as Chief Operating Officer, Chris played a pivotal role in attorney recruitment and development, alongside spearheading client-oriented initiatives, such as quarterly business reviews, portfolio project management, data privacy and security audits, and technology partnerships.
Chris earned his law degree at Widener University in Delaware and is licensed in Pennsylvania. He also holds a Master of Science degree in information systems from Drexel University, extending his expertise to the optimization of operational efficiency through process improvement and data analytics.
A long-time resident of Bucks County Pennsylvania, Chris lives on a small farm with his family and assorted furry friends. He served in the United States Army Infantry and later in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.