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Chris Austin

Chris Austin

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Chris Austin is an associate in the law firm of Mercer Thompson LLC specializing in project development and project finance matters.  In addition, Mr. Austin has experience with public and private debt and equity offerings, corporate governance and SEC reporting and disclosure matters, including the preparation and review of periodic reports, and other corporate/securities matters.  Mr. Austin also has experience representing both target and acquiring companies in private and public mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. 


  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2012, Admissions Editor, Cornell International Law Journal
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. 2006

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Mercer Thompson LLC, January 2015 - Present
  • Associate, King & Spalding LLP, March 2014 - December 2014
  • Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, November 2012 - March 2014
  • Summer Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, May 2011 - July 2011

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • State Bar of New York