Christopher Cronin represents private equity firms, investment banks, and public and private companies in a broad range of cross-border financings and other transactions.

Mr. Cronin draws on extensive experience advising private equity firms and their portfolio companies across the full investment cycle in:

  • Acquisition financings
  • Refinancings and leveraged recapitalizations
  • Portfolio company sales
  • Initial public offerings
  • Post-IPO public company representation
  • Secondary offerings, including block trades
  • Unregistered sales of stock, including block trades pursuant to Rule 144  

Leveraging his deep sponsor-side knowledge, he helps underwriters navigate IPOs and registered debt offerings with an understanding of market nuance and an eye toward efficiently consummating transactions.

Mr. Cronin maintains an active pro bono practice, having advised and served on the Board of Trustees of a Washington, D.C., charter school through Charter Board Partners. He has also represented a US Army veteran through the application process for combat-related special compensation.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2009
    cum laude
  • BA, Vanderbilt University, 2006
    summa cum laude