Christopher R. Boll

Associate

Overview

Christopher R. Boll is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, and a member of the Transactional & Securities Practice.

During law school, Mr. Boll interned with GE Capital and received the Henry Hubschman Fellowship at GE Capital Aviation Services. Before pursuing a legal career, Mr. Boll was an investment banking associate with Falls River Group, LLC, and IMAP, Inc., where he advised and consulted on joint ventures, acquisitions, mergers, and other strategic ventures in various industries and stages of corporate lifecycles. While attending the University of Michigan, Mr. Boll co-founded and ran two internet-based businesses focused on college life in Ann Arbor.

Education

Mr. Boll earned his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., May 2016), where he was a member of the NDLS Business Law Transactional Team, senior articles editor for the Journal of International Comparative Law, Law School Fellow Scholarship Recipient, and assistant rector of Alumni Hall. During law school Mr. Boll also completed Harvard Business School’s HBX CORe Management Certificate Program. Mr. Boll earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he was a member of the Men’s Club-Varsity Rowing Team and board member for the Kappa Alpha Pi Fraternity.

Admissions

Mr. Boll is admitted to practice in Michigan.

Representative Matters

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Foley was named U.S.A. M&A Deal of the Year award winner for its work representing Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SHOO) in its acquisition of Schwartz & Benjamin, a recognized leader in the manufacture and distribution of footwear and accessories for upmarket brands. This award recognized the top value-creating M&A transaction from $5 million to $50 million in transaction value. Foley served as lead advisor to Steve Madden in this deal. The Foley team included John Simon, Gjina Lucaj, Shang Kong and Chris Boll.According to the Global M&A Network, winning this award equates to achieving the “Gold Standard of Performance,” Global M&A’s seal of endorsement validating excellence and preeminent status in the local, regional and global markets.

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