Chris Russell is a Partner with Stoel Rives LLP. Chris actively aids many emerging growth companies to achieve their financial and corporate objectives. Many of these businesses are focused on renewable energy, life science, software, hardware, agricultural technologies and clean technologies, but Chris has experience working with an array of companies in various industries on corporate and financial matters.
With a broad transactional and corporate governance experience, Chris guides entrepreneurs and business leaders on corporate issues related to all aspects of its business and their fiduciary duties in significant transactions. Chris brings substantial experience to key transactions affecting a company’s growth, including debt and equity financings, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, licensing transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Clients rely upon Chris’ insights on both legal and business matters in such transactions.
Chris also has significant experience in private equity fund formation, and has advised general partners and institutional investors in connection with the formation of venture capital, real estate, buyout and other private equity funds.
Chris is a member of the Board of Directors of Capital Public Radio and Wind Youth Services.