Locke Lord LLP

Christopher M Flanagan

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Mr Flanagan is a partner in Locke Lord's Tax Department, where he also serves as the chairman of the firm’s Business Transactions Group. His general corporate and partnership tax practice focuses on tax planning and analysis in the transactional area. He has particular experience in representing public and private companies in taxable and tax-free acquisitions and divestitures of corporate subsidiaries and divisions, and in reorganizations and restructurings. He also represents companies in the structuring and formation of major corporate joint ventures, limited liability companies, and large venture-capital partnerships, along with advising companies on the tax issues attendant to both public and private debt and equity offerings. In addition, Chris also has extensive experience in the taxation of insurance companies and insurance products, and works extensively with the firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Department on both transactions involving the acquisition and divestiture of insurance companies and the structuring of insurance related investments. He is also a frequent speaker at tax-related seminars and webinars.


New York University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation; Boston University School of Law, J.D.; Villanova University, B.S., cum laude