Mr. Christison focuses his practice on business law including corporate and partnership/LLC law, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, strategic alliances and finance. He has served as outside general counsel for numerous business clients, as well as tax exempt entities, and coordinated their operational and transactional legal service needs in such capacity.
In addition to his responsibilities as a partner, Mr. Christison served as Interim General Counsel and Secretary of MCNC (formerly known as Microelectronics Corporation of North Carolina) during 2001-2002. He has managed, negotiated, and closed multiple transactional matters, including business entity formation and capitalization, mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity investments, strategic alliances, credit facilities, and tech transfer. He has also worked with licensing transactions in a variety of industries, including banking, manufacturing, plastics, information technology, and other industries. Kent is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Entrepreneurial Development, and served on its Executive Committee and as a Secretary for eight years.