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C. Christopher Murillo

Counsel
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1396
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After working for over nine years as a corporate and securities lawyer in New York City, Chris transitioned to the craft spirits industry where he spent six years founding the first post-prohibition distillery company in Queens and then running the distilling and production operations of one of New York’s largest craft distilleries in Brooklyn before returning to private practice. Now as a member of the HSE Securities and Capital Markets team, Chris leverages his entrepreneurial and legal perspective to help clients achieve their objectives.

Chris advises publicly-traded and privately-held companies on accessing and utilizing capital markets while ensuring federal and state securities law compliance. He counsels clients on corporate governance, public and private offerings of securities, FINRA and stock exchange regulatory compliance, compliance with the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, NYSE and NASDAQ rules, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to his distilling career, Chris practiced with Loeb & Loeb LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP in New York City.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected, “New York Rising Star” in Securities and Corporate Finance, Thomson Reuters, 2013 and 2014
  • New York University School of Law
    • Founding Managing Editor, Journal of Law & Business
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
    • Co-Chair, Latino Law Students Association

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., cum laude

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
HSE Law
313
C. Christopher Murillo
Counsel
cmurillo@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1396
fax: 585.232.2152

After working for over nine years as a corporate and securities lawyer in New York City, Chris transitioned to the craft spirits industry where he spent six years founding the first post-prohibition distillery company in Queens and then running the distilling and production operations of one of New York’s largest craft distilleries in Brooklyn before returning to private practice. Now as a member of the HSE Securities and Capital Markets team, Chris leverages his entrepreneurial and legal perspective to help clients achieve their objectives.

Chris advises publicly-traded and privately-held companies on accessing and utilizing capital markets while ensuring federal and state securities law compliance. He counsels clients on corporate governance, public and private offerings of securities, FINRA and stock exchange regulatory compliance, compliance with the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, NYSE and NASDAQ rules, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to his distilling career, Chris practiced with Loeb & Loeb LLP and Proskauer Rose LLP in New York City.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected, “New York Rising Star” in Securities and Corporate Finance, Thomson Reuters, 2013 and 2014
  • New York University School of Law
    • Founding Managing Editor, Journal of Law & Business
    • Dean’s Merit Scholarship
    • Co-Chair, Latino Law Students Association

Admissions

  • New York

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., cum laude

Languages

  • Spanish

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