Christopher A. Walker
Mr. Walker assists companies across the United States with corporate matters, including formations, operations, sales or dispositions, contract matters, and sophisticated mergers and acquisitions. He also assists clients with business deals, ensuring proper structuring and operative implementation. Mr. Walker focuses a portion of his practice on commercial real estate transactions and has successfully closed on over $750,000,000 of real estate acquisitions and financing matters, including complex and multifaceted 1031 exchanges and defeasances. Throughout his career, he has represented dozens of financial institutions across the United States in real estate secured and asset secured lending transactions.
In addition to the above, Mr. Walker dedicates a portion of his practice to affordable housing and not-for-profit governance and financing. His practice is dedicated to ensuring and growing affordable housing throughout the U.S. and participates in all aspects of financing transactions including HUD transactions, bond and other finance programs.
- New York
- United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
- New York State Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association
- Jacksonville Bar Association
- Saint Johns County Bar Association
- Northeast Florida Association of Realtors
- Child Guidance Center, Board of Directors
- Florida Ballet, Vice President, Board of Directors
- Invest in America’s Veterans Foundation, Board of Directors
- Literacy New York, Buffalo-Niagara, Chairman’s Award, 2013
Monday, September 24, 2018
"Fed rate hikes could tighten local lending abilities,"Jacksonville Business Journal,September 2018
Monday, July 2, 2018
"In the Law: Christopher Walker,”Jacksonville Daily Record,July 2018
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Chairman and CEO Scott E. Friedman Named to Buffalo Business First Power 250
BUFFALO, NY – Scott E. Friedman, chairman and CEO at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, has been named to Buffalo Business First’s Power 250, ranking #164. This list ranks Western New York’s 250 most influential business leaders to watch in 2018 as selected by a committee of the publication’s editors and reporters.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
"People on the Move,"Jacksonville Business Journal, November 2017
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
"GOP Tax Plan Could Stymie Veterans Housing Provider," Wall Street Journal, November 2017
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced the opening of its new Jacksonville, Florida area office as part of the firm’s continued growth. The new Florida office located at 822 US Highway A1A North, Suite 100 in Ponte Vedra Beach, is the firm’s fifth office.