Christopher J. Lange

Christopher J. Lange

Partner & Acting General Counsel
Richmond, VA


Early is Chris’ career he served as a Corporate and Securities Associate in New York, responsible for drafting and negotiating numerous transactional documents as well as analyzing and researching diverse regulatory, corporate, M&A and litigation issues and advised publicly traded holding companies commencing various acquisitions and spin-offs.

Prior to joining Practus, he spent the last 20 years of his career as a Partner and Executive Leader of LeClairRyan in Richmond, VA. There he served as a Corporate and Securities practicioner helping clients grow their businesses and execute on strategic opportunities. He also led teams delivering on the firm’s strategic initiatives and served as the Business Department Leader.

Chris’ areas of expertise include:

Corporate and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Outside General Counsel, Financings, Acquisitions, Dispositions, Joint Ventures, Contract Negotiations, and Governance Issues


Represented multiple managing general agencies (insurance brokerage/distribution) in sales to industry operators and private equity firms.

Represented teams of executives in connection with their personal employment agreements, roll-over equity and equity incentive awards, particularly in regards to sales or reorganizations of their employers.

Represented a sponsor on forming a strategic joint venture insurance services company initially capitalized with over $200 million in equity commitments from multiple global insurers.



Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Enforecement and Office of Proceedings, New York, NY and Washington D.C.


At Practus, we handle complex and challenging legal matters. I look forward to talking to you about how we can best meet your goals.

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