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Christopher A. Boies

New York

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Sports Law


Yale Law School, J.D., 1994

Hamilton College, B.A., summa cum laude, Economics, 1990; Phi Beta Kappa


New York

Christopher Boies's main practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and corporate governance work. Mr. Boies heads the firm's Corporate practice, which he developed, and is also a member of the firm's Executive Committee.  Mr. Boies has been recognized as one of the country’s top corporate lawyers by Lawdragon's 500 Leading Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers New York-Metro magazine.

Since joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in 1998, Mr. Boies has represented a multitude of prominent corporate and individual clients including: several major energy companies, numerous international financial and investment groups, a variety of manufacturing and industrial concerns and public and private company Boards of Directors in a number of important transactional matters involving mergers and acquisitions advisory work, project and corporate finance matters, corporate governance advice and contract interpretation, construction and amendment issues.

Prior to joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Mr. Boies was an investment banking associate in the Project Finance group at Credit Suisse First Boston and an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York City.

Selected Professional Awards and Associations

Board of Directors, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Member, ABA-wide Task Force on International Trade in Legal Services
New York-Metro Super Lawyers, 2014-2016
Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers, 2013-2016


Inside the Minds: Corporate Governance and Compliance Client Strategies: Leading Lawyers on Developing Compliance Procedures, Monitoring Governance Issues, and Avoiding Problematic Situations (Aspatore Books, November 2007)


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Boies, Schiller & Flexner Attorneys Recognized as New York-Metro Super Lawyers (October 2015)

Boies, Schiller & Flexner Attorneys Recognized as New York Metro Super Lawyers (October 19, 2014)

BSF Represents Caithness in Completion of Financing for World's Largest Wind Farm (Firm Newsletter Spring 2011)

BSF Provides Legal Services and Expert Opinion on Matters Related to the Global Credit Crisis (In The News)

At Law Firms, Reconsidering the Model for Associates’ Pay (In The News)

BSF Represents Caithness Energy, L.L.C. in Largest Wind Turbine Farm in the World (Winter 2010)

Firm Report: May 2009 (May 2009)

BSF Corporate Group and New Partner Mike Huang Profiled in WSJ Law Blog (December 18, 2008)

Firm Report: July 2008 (07.28.2008)

Christopher Boies Authored a Chapter in New Authoritative Book on Corporate Governance (January 20, 2008)

Corporate Group Represents EG Capital in its Acquisition of Water Pik Technologies Business (June 20, 2007)