Chris Adams is an associate at Krevolin & Horst in Atlanta, Georgia, where he focuses on education law, commercial litigation, and appeals. Chris works with charter schools on authorization, funding, board governance, and to manage relationships with education management organizations (EMOs) and other partners. Chris recently helped one of his charter school clients to obtain a settlement that substantially increased the school's funding. Chris also handles a variety of complex litigation including corporate governance, shareholder disputes, intellectual property, restrictive covenants, breach of contract, and whistleblower cases.
Before joining Krevolin & Horst, Chris clerked for Judge Gibbons of the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He also worked as a litigation associate with WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., where he handled complex litigation and appellate work.
Chris graduated in 2007, with honors, from Emory University School of Law, where he was a Woodruff Scholar and Articles Editor for the Law Journal. A former teacher with Teach For America, Chris has published two articles on education law and policy, which appear in the Emory Law Journal and the Journal of Child Welfare.
Chris serves on the Walton Family Foundation Charter School Grant Review Committee and reviews charter school applications for the Atlanta Public Schools Office of Innovation. He is also a member of Young Professionals for Education Equity, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers.
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