Christopher L. Summers has been promoted to Shareholder; Chris provides an integral role in the corporate section and has a wide breadth of exposure among the firm’s corporate and litigation clients.
Chris began his legal career in 2008 after graduating summa cum laude from Texas Wesleyan School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor and staff Member for Law Review. His practice focuses on representing clients in corporate and complex transactions including mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. He brings new ideas in the practice areas of corporate transactions, partnership and LLC formations and mergers and acquisitions. Chris earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri in 2001.
“In the years that Chris has been with HHDU, his experience in Corporate law has served the firm’s clients very well,” said Jerry Hiersche, Founding Shareholder at Hiersche, Hayward, Drakeley and Urbach, P.C. “His dedication to legal excellence and exceptional client service has earned him this well-deserved promotion to Shareholder.”
“Chris has delivered real value to our clients,” said Jim Drakeley, a Shareholder at HHDU. “He has achieved impressive results and his promotion to Shareholder is a testament to his success.” Bill Hayward, another Shareholder at the firm, added, “Chris has been an asset to the Transactional section since joining HHDU. After ten years as an attorney, he has become a very talented lawyer and we are all very pleased to see him achieve this promotion to Shareholder.”
Read more about Chris’s recent promotion here.