Boston, MA (June, 2022) – Rubin and Rudman announced that Christine (Chris) Parise has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. Parise, who joined the Boston-based law firm in 2008, will share responsibilities for the practice with Neal Splaine who has successfully led the department for several years.
Parise, who is licensed in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Oregon and Washington, has a diverse practice encompassing general corporate and finance matters with an emphasis on handling complex business transactions including merger and acquisition transactions. Her clients include closely-held private companies, start-ups (including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and tech companies), middle-market private companies, real estate developers and funds, educational institutions, banks and other financial institutions.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead our expanding Corporate Department with Chris,” said Splaine. “For some time now, Chris has served as lead counsel for our clients’ largest and most sophisticated business transactions. She has also proved to be an excellent mentor to our talented team of professionals. She is the best lawyer I know”, continued Splaine.
“Chris is an excellent attorney and colleague, and she epitomizes best in class client service,” said John J. McGivney, Managing Partner at Rubin and Rudman. “She and Neal will make a great leadership team, and I look forward to supporting their efforts on behalf of the Corporate Department,” added McGivney.
Rubin and Rudman corporate attorneys advise clients on virtually every aspect of organizing, funding, operating, growing and selling or transitioning their businesses. Typically serving as outside general counsel to emerging growth companies, closely-held businesses, mid-sized growing companies and family-owned enterprises, as well as advising large financial institutions, insurance companies and various public entities on a wide range of business and corporate matters.
Chris received a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.A., cum laude from the University of Delaware.