Bio
Christopher A. Walker, Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Jacksonville office, advises investors, financial institutions, developers, builders, contractors, condominiums and civic associations, and others in the development, negotiation, and financing of complex real estate transactions, including multifamily housing, affordable housing, commercial and industrial properties, and senior housing, including working on necessary debt structures, public finance components, and economic development matters.  

He works extensively with for-profit and non-profit developers in connection with substantial affordable housing portfolio sales and acquisitions, low-income housing tax credits, construction, joint ventures, HAP contracts, HUD financing, institutional financing, bonds, fair housing, and other financial programs to promote affordable housing, stability, and security of individuals and families. He regularly advises management companies in connection with real estate ventures, including compliance and insurance-related matters. 

Mr. Walker also assists clients with all aspects of investment, including raising capital, stock, and asset acquisitions, private placements, joint ventures, and public financing. Working with private investors, family offices, hedge funds, real estate investment trusts, and other parties, his broad spectrum of transactional experience provides clients with sound transaction structuring and execution. 

Mr. Walker regularly represents financial institutions nationally and in Canada on both real estate secured and asset secured lending transactions and has extensive experience in SBA-related matters. Given his in-depth knowledge of real estate and finance matters, Mr. Walker also works with lenders and borrowers in connection with recapitalization or restructuring of loans and credit facilities. 

Mr. Walker has successfully closed billions of dollars in real estate, stock, and other acquisitions and financing matters for his clients across multiple states.  



ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

Education
  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Washington & Jefferson College, B.A., summa cum laude
 
Professional Associations
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Christian Legal Society

Community Involvement
  • Jacksonville Housing Authority 
  • The Patriot Services Group, Board of Directors 
 
Honors & Awards
  • St. Augustine Record, 40 Under Forty, 2019
  • Literacy New York, Buffalo-Niagara, Chairman’s Award, 2013
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