Christopher A. Walker
Partner-in-Charge, Jacksonville

Offices:

Florida Office — 904.660.0020
cwalker@lippes.com
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Bio:

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. 

Education

The Dickinson School of Law at Pennsylvania State University, J.D., cum laude
Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., summa cum laude

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
 
Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Saint Johns County Bar Association
  • Northeast Florida Association of Realtors
 
Community Involvement

  • Child Guidance Center, Board of Directors
  • Florida Ballet, Vice President, Board of Directors
  • Invest in America’s Veterans Foundation, Board of Directors 
 
Honors & Awards

  • Literacy New York, Buffalo-Niagara, Chairman’s Award, 2013

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