Chris Wilson

Atlanta Office Managing Partner

T: 404.941.0647

C: 404.538.6510

E: Chris.Wilson@fisherbroyles.com

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Atlanta Office

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Financial Services & Lending
  • General Corporate

Bar Admissions:

  • Georgia

Education:

  • Georgia State University, J.D., Cum Laude, 1999
  • University of Georgia, M.B.A. in Finance and International Business, 1992
  • Wake Forest University, B.A. in History, 1990

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Troutman Sanders LLP

Mr. Wilson focuses his practice on corporate and finance legal issues. He has experience in both private practice and as in-house counsel representing companies in a variety of legal matters. While in-house with Merial Limited, he was responsible for all legal issues related to the finance and accounting, information systems and services, research and development, and manufacturing divisions. He has extensive experience with consulting agreements, master services agreements, confidentiality agreements, research agreements, toll manufacturing agreements, and license agreements. Mr. Wilson also has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions and capital investments. He has negotiated and drafted asset purchase agreements, stock purchase agreements, merger agreements, shareholder agreements, and a wide variety of ancillary and supporting documents. He has also drafted and negotiated a wide variety of corporate contracts in multiple industries where his client operate and are well versed in corporate formation and corporate governance issues.

Mr. Wilson also has extensive experience representing borrowers and lenders in a variety of financial transactions, both secured and unsecured, including real estate financing, acquisition financing, asset based financing, leveraged finance transactions, factoring, leasing and loan facilities for letters of credit. He has extensive experience structuring, drafting and negotiating loan and security documents, and ancillary supporting documentation, related to such financial transactions, including syndicated loan facility documents and specialty finance document. Prior to entering into the practice of law, Mr. Wilson was a banker for Bank of America, N.A., where he was responsible for a loan portfolio in excess of $100 million.

Through his years of experience and unique business background, Mr. Wilson has developed a business oriented approach to the practice of law. He understands business people and communicates legal advice in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  Mr. Wilson focuses on delivering practical advice to his clients that can be implemented with minimal interruption to their daily business routine.

Mr. Wilson is licensed to practice law in the state of Georgia and is a member of the Georgia Bar. He is also actively involved in local affairs and serves on the board of several non-profit entities including the Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia and the Southeastern Railway Museum.