Christopher J. Hagan

Corporate lawyer Christopher Hagan has more than 25 years of experience in the private equity space, where he leads and advises on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, growth equity financings and management incentive structuring, as well as general corporate law. His practice emphasis is on representation of middle and lower middle market private equity funds and their portfolio companies in buyout transactions, add-on acquisitions, divestitures and general corporate matters. Chris represents PE investment funds, hedge funds, family offices, fundless sponsors, management teams and institutional investors.

Chris has worked with nearly100 fund portfolio companies, serving as outside general counsel and guiding them in corporate governance, M&A, divestitures, equity and debt financings, restructurings, stockholder agreements, LLC agreements, commercial contracts, executive compensation and employment arrangements, joint ventures and recapitalizations.

In his guidance of PE, hedge and other investment funds, Chris counsels them in such areas as leveraged buyouts and buildups, financings, divestitures, reorganizations, industry consolidations and related formation documents.

Chris’ high-level of deal activity includes cross-border transactions, and occurs across a range of industries, such as business services, healthcare services, life sciences, consumer products, publishing, technology, software, energy, government contracting, restaurants, manufacturing and transportation.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Law, 2) Private Equity and 3) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School Duke University School of Law (J.D.,1986)
Admitted Year 1986
Education Albion College (B.A.,1983)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Perkins Coie LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-hagan-b886464/
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