Nicoll Davis & Spinella LLP
1989 - 1992
Chris is a Partner on our Business Counseling and Compliance & Corporate Governance Teams, where he brings his extensive experience, including as a current General Counsel and a Chief Compliance Officer, to assist companies with a wide range of legal and business issues. He specializes in ethics and compliance counseling; corporate investigations; complex tort, products liability and business litigation; product safety and risk management programs; employment law and litigation; and general corporate matters. He has served for several years as the General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of Agfa Corporation, a multinational manufacturing and technology company, where he continues to be responsible for all aspects of the company’s portfolio of legal and compliance matters. Prior to joining Agfa, Chris was the first Senior Counsel & Director of Risk Management for a global consumer electronics manufacturer, where he developed the company’s first corporate compliance program and managed an extensive array of product safety programs, product recalls, ethics-and- compliance work, and litigation. Chris has created and administered ethics-and-compliance programs and all of their components “from the ground up,” and conducted related investigations. His in-house experience is preceded by a dozen years of litigation experience at top national and regional law firms, representing large and small manufacturers in products liability, toxic tort, environmental and commercial litigation.