Chris Phillips

Keen understanding of payment systems

Clients requiring representation on mergers and acquisitions and counsel on payment system matters call on Chris Phillips for his practical advice and specific industry knowledge. He represents national and international buyers and sellers in the acquisition, disposition, financing and operation of payment processing and financial technology companies. Clients benefit from Chris' comprehensive understanding of industry operations, as well as his technical proficiency in the negotiation and drafting of sponsorship, card processing and key vendor agreements.


Chris' Related Experience

Rancho Family Medical Group receives growth investment from LightBay Capital

Represented Rancho Family Medical Group in their growth investment transaction with LightBay Capital.

Madison Radiologists partners with LucidHealth

Represented Madison Radiologists, S.C., an independent radiology practice with 35 subspecialized radiologists located in Madison, Wisc., in its partnership with LucidHealth.

South Oakland Anesthesia Associates acquired by MEDNAX, Inc.

Represented South Oakland Anesthesia Associates in its acquisition by MEDNAX, Inc.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2003
    • Lightfoot, Franklin & White Best Oralist Award
    • Vanderbilt Scholastic Excellence Award in Professional Responsibility
  • B.A., cum laude, Sewanee-The University of the South, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Payments and Financial Services and Cyberspace Law Committees of the American Bar Association Business Law Section
  • Member, Mergers and Acquisitions Market Trends Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

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