Biography

Christopher Johnson, an associate in the firm’s Corporate Services practice group, has extensive experience representing companies of all sizes on a wide range of commercial transactions. Christopher’s practice is primarily focused on the representation of corporate clients in several industries with regard to mergers and acquisitions, organizational formation and structure, venture and equity capital, public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities, securities filings and periodic reporting, corporate governance, and other general business transactions and operational matters.

As former in-house counsel for a publicly traded bank holding company and its subsidiary bank, Christopher possesses a unique appreciation for his clients’ focus on bottom line results, and takes a pragmatic approach to providing efficient and responsive service.

Background

Before joining Armstrong Teasdale, Christopher was in private practice at another Denver area law firm, where he represented public and private entities and financial institutions regarding transactional and regulatory matters.

Prior to that, he served as vice president and assistant general counsel at a publicly traded bank holding company with operations in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. While there, he counseled members of executive management on legal issues related to corporate governance, SEC reporting and regulation, banking and financial regulation, commercial and consumer lending, employment law, litigation, privacy and information security, and real estate.

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law  (J.D., 2011)
    • Journal of Business and Securities Law
    • Dean’s List
  • Michigan State University  (B.A., 2008)
    • Political Science
    • Organizational Communication
    • Dean’s List

Admissions

  • Colorado Supreme Court

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association

Charitable and Civic Involvement

  • Michigan State University College of Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors

Accolades

  • Colorado Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2018-present)