Christopher “C.J.” Voss, a partner in the Seattle office of K&L Gates, has a corporate transactions practice that spans the business lifecycle, from start-up through exit. At the start-up and growth stages, C.J. advises entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies on business formation and founders’ issues and early-stage financings. For established companies considering expansion or exit, C.J.’s practice focuses on advising business owners, senior management, and boards of directors on strategic transactions including mergers, acquisitions, recapitalizations, securities offerings, and joint ventures. C.J. also has significant experience advising public companies on securities disclosure and compliance matters and corporate governance issues.