Professional and industry experience
Christopher joined KPMG’s Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice in March 2001. He currently advises clients on the federal income tax consequences of proposed acquisition, disposition, joint venture and financing transactions. In addition, Christopher advises various clients on the tax issues associated with distressed and bankrupt debt restructurings including net operating loss limitations, consolidated return attribution reduction requirements, and discharge of indebtedness income. Christopher has also completed well over one hundred section 382 projects and he has taught both internal (i.e., KPMG) and external trainings on various loss company issues. Christopher is one of a handful of National Tax approved section 382 second partner reviewers at KPMG.
Christopher has significant experience managing large tax due diligence projects and assisting in structuring these transactions and with computing stock basis and earnings and profits for large corporate taxpayers.
Before joining the Mergers and Acquisitions Tax practice in March 2001, Christopher was a Manager in KPMG’s State and Local Tax Group where he focused on various state tax issues such as business/nonbusiness income, unitary group membership, nexus, tax base and apportionment.
Prior and current clients include: Prior and current clients include: Borg Warner, CNO Financial Group, Delta Petroleum Corporation, Edison Mission Energy, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, NRG Energy Inc., Peabody Energy Corporation, Republic Airways, Inca., and Stericycle, Inc.
Function and specialization
Chris is a Partner in our Midwest Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice and is based in the Firm’s Chicago, Illinois office.
Education, licenses & certifications
LLM in Taxation, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Juris Doctor, DePaul University College of Law
BA, Michigan State University,
Licensed, Certified Public Accountant in Illinois
Published Article (Spring 2006), DePaul Business Law “Post-Bruno’s Taxable Emergence from Bankruptcy”
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