Christopher C. Cain

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).

Good to know

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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