Chris Elam helps business clients organize their businesses, grow their existing businesses, and sell their businesses. Chris has advised his clients strategically at every stage of a business’s life cycle.

Chris’ experience includes the following:

• Business formation
• Governance
• Contract drafting, review and negotiation
• Employment Agreements
• Confidentiality Agreements and Non-Disclosure

• Non-Compete Agreements
• Sales and Distribution Agreements
• Online Service Agreements
• Mergers, Acquisitions or Sales of Businesses
• Business Reorganizations
• Intellectual Property and Trademarks

Chris has also assisted direct selling companies with the unique challenges faced by multi-level marketing firms, including:

• Regulatory Compliance
• Product Claims and Disclaimers
• Marketing and Advertising
• Endorsements and Testimonials
• Distributor Relations and Compliance

Previous Law Firm Experience:

• Cantey Hanger LLP, 2010 - 2015


• JD, Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University,

  2010; editor, International Law Review

• BA with honors, University of Texas at Austin, English


Bar Admissions and Affiliations:

• State Bar of Texas (Business Law Section)

Chris is married to Kristy and they have two sons.