Christopher S. Harrison
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Christopher S. Harrison

Christopher S. Harrison currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of The Falconwood Corporation, an institutional grade financial management firm and research laboratory in the alternative asset management space. Having managed billions of dollars in successful investment transactions, Chris earned a reputation as a superb negotiator and business strategist. During his eight years at Cravath Swaine & Moore, one of the world’s most prestigious law firms, he handled numerous high-profile debt, equity, and M&A deals. As Co-Head of the market-leading asset management M&A practice at Schulte Roth & Zabel, the premier investment management law firm, he ran some of the most sophisticated public and private deals and facilitated the strategic growth of several prominent asset management businesses. Chris published through Bloomberg and its partner Wiley “Make the Deal: Negotiating Mergers & Acquisitions”, which launched as the #1 New Release in both M&A and Corporate Finance. Marty Lipton of Wachtell Lipton referred to him as “a highly regarded M&A practitioner and adjunct professor” and to his book as “a very useful text for both experienced M&A lawyers and for young lawyers.” Tom Russo, General Counsel of AIG, referred to the book as “a practitioner’s roadmap” that provides “valuable insight” and “a clear and concise analysis [that] demystifies the complexity of these transactions.” In 2016, Chris launched an innovative boutique legal solutions business called Sterlington, P.C., which currently has a team of 20 people supporting select clients. Chris also teaches popular courses at NYU School of Law on the financial and legal aspects of negotiating and investing in business transactions. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and webinars. He holds a JD degree, cum laude, from NYU School of Law, where he focused on law and economics. His undergraduate work concentrated on what is now thought of a behavioral economics.

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