About the Author
CHRISTOPHER S. HARRISON currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of The Falconwood Corporation, a financial management firm and research laboratory that has incubated and operated numerous highly successful financial and technological ventures.
Having managed billions of dollars in successful investment transactions, including debt, equity, and real asset ventures, Mr. Harrison earned a reputation as a superb negotiator and business strategist. During his eight years at Cravath Swaine & Moore, one of the world's most prestigious law firms, he handled numerous high-profile debt, equity, and M&A deals. As Co-Head of the market-leading asset management M&A practice at Schulte Roth & Zabel, the premier investment management law firm, he ran some of the most sophisticated public and private deals and facilitated the strategic growth of several prominent financial services and asset management businesses.
Mr. Harrison teaches popular courses at NYU School of Law on the financial and legal aspects of negotiating and investing in business transactions. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and webinars.
He holds a JD degree, cum laude, from NYU School of Law, where he focused on law and economics.