Christopher Manchin


Christopher Manchin


Chris Manchin represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, securities law compliance and general corporate matters. He also provides strategic business and legal counsel to emerging growth companies and private equity investors.

Read More


Representative Matters

  • represented LastPass, the popular single-sign-on and password management service in its $125 million acquisition by LogMeIn, Inc.
  • represented McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a publicly traded, Fortune 1000 company that manufactures spices, herbs, and flavorings for retail, commercial, and industrial markets in its:
    • $100 million acquisition of One World Foods, Inc., the maker of Stubb’s Barbeque Sauce
    • $63 million dollar acquisition of a supplier of natural savory flavors to the packaged food industry
  • represented Delta Star, Inc. in its purchase of substantially all the assets of Alstom Grid Canada’s transformer manufacturing facility located in Quebec, Canada
  • represented an SBIC private equity fund in connection with a management buy-out and asset based loan to a wastewater treatment company
  • represented a publicly traded utility company in an internal corporate restructuring project
  • represented a venture capital fund in seed investments in emerging technology companies:
    • focused on producing software and hardware for unmanned aerial vehicles
    • focused on the development and commercialization of non-articulated robotic manipulation technologies, including hardware and software components thereof, to enable products such as components, sub-assemblies, and fully integrated robotic systems for performing tasks in a variety of robotics enabled applications
  • represented the sole founder in the sale of substantially all the assets of an internet marketing company focused on the automotive industry
  • represented a specialty finance firm in a $50 million mortgage and asset-based loan to a chain of skilled nursing care facilities
  • represented a joint venture to develop a new oil transshipment facility in the Philadelphia region to receive Bakken crude by unit train to be barged downriver to a jet fuel refinery
  • assisted a publicly traded regional bank with a $25 million preferred stock offering
  • assisted a nonprofit charter school with federal and state securities law compliance in connection with the issuance of $30 million of Taxable Revenue Anticipation Notes
  • assisted regional banks and their holding companies with preparing various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Read More


Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • J.D., cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.S., cum laude, Pennsylvania State University, Smeal College of Business

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-presenter, “Show Me The Money! Significant Developments in Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rules on Capital Raising Transactions,” Association of Corporate Counsel Greater Philadelphia and Delaware Valley Chapter
Read More
Back to top