Chris Barnstable-Brown’s nationally recognized practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and corporate finance transactions, with particular emphasis on the technology, finance and life sciences industries.
Mr. Barnstable-Brown has extensive experience advising public and private companies and private equity sponsors in matters involving domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, joint ventures and asset sales. Mr. Barnstable-Brown is a trusted advisor to issuers, underwriters and lenders in domestic and international financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, as well as solutions-focused advice to emerging growth companies during all stages of their lifecycles, including with respect to corporate organization, governance, venture and mezzanine financings and sales transactions.
Mr. Barnstable-Brown was recognized by The M&A Advisor as a winner of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Awards, and has been named a “Rising Star” by The Legal 500 United States in the 2019 edition for his M&A corporate and commercial practice and by New York Super Lawyers in the 2015–2018 editions.
Before joining WilmerHale, Mr. Barnstable-Brown was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Boyce F. Martin, Jr. of the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Barnstable-Brown was born in Louisville, Kentucky.