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Christopher S. Fry

Associate
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Chris Fry is an associate in the firm’s Pittsburgh office where he is a member of our corporate/M&A practice group. He primarily focuses his practice on corporate and transactional matters related to mergers and acquisitions, asset finance, securities, debt and equity financings, and general corporate matters, representing clients in multiple industries and of varying size.

Mr. Fry also assists clients in negotiating the complexities of commercial technology contracts and transactions to limit risk, lower costs, and improve revenues. He leverages his experience as a former Cisco Certified Network Associate and business owner operating a network solutions provider to marry the practical understanding of the technology with the complex legal issues involved in commercial contracts.

As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Fry engages in a variety of projects to give back to the community. He has supported the National Veterans Legal Services Program, Wills for Veterans and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, among other pro bono matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fry served as an associate at an American law firm where he handled multiple complex structured finance and securitization matters at once, including drafting documentation for new facilities, managing comments and closings, and supervising junior associates. He also negotiated and drafted a variety of transaction documents in support of numerous securitizations and repurchase facilities.

Additional Information

Publications
  • Co-Author, “Out of the money: breach of fiduciary duty claim survives motion to dismiss when the board approved an asset sale that left no consideration for the common unitholders,” K&L Gates Delaware Docket Blog, January 8, 2020
  • Co-Author, “Not quite instantaneous, Holmesian “Bad Men” can win by knowing the law: Plaintiffs who tried to preserve direct and derivative claims in a settlement agreement failed to realize that they had already bargained them away,” K&L Gates Delaware Docket Blog, December 27, 2019