Madison, Wisconsin 53703-1482
Christopher C. Cain is a partner and business lawyer in Foley & Lardner’s Chicago and Madison offices. He helps clients tame technology vendors of all sorts (software, hardware, cloud, SaaS, social media). He represents private equity and strategic clients in mergers & acquisitions in a myriad of industries. He also represents high technology start-ups and is a co-founder of Catapult Chicago, a peer-sourced technology accelerator. Mr. Cain is a member of the firm’s Transactional & Securities, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Technology Transactions & Outsourcing, and Privacy, Security & Information Management Practices. He is also a member of the firm’s Partner Selection Committee.
Previously, Mr. Cain was vice president and general counsel at Sonic Foundry, Inc., a publicly traded software/television/film production company where he handled and oversaw all aspects of the company's legal issues, including securities law, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property and litigation. Mr. Cain was also a Certified Public Accountant and tax senior at Arthur Andersen.
In 2014, Mr. Cain was mentioned in the Chicago Tribune article, “Inside views on Chicago’s coworking spaces: Catapult,” (January 2014).
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Transactions & Business Counseling, 2) Investment Funds & Investment Management, 3) Mergers & Acquisitions, 4) Privacy, 5) Security & Information Management, 6) Private Equity & Venture Capital and 7) Technology Transactions & Outsourcing|
|Law School||the University of Minnesota Law School|
|Education||University of Wisconsin - Madison (B.B.A.)|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar Of Wisconsin, State Bar Of Illinois , State Bar Of Minnesota|
|Most recent firm||Foley SLardrter LLP|
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