Chris Callahan


Chris Callahan

Chris Callahan joined Chico & Nunes in 2019. His practice focuses on corporate transactions, real estate and land use, and government contracting. Mr. Callahan helps guide clients through the life cycle of a variety of deals and issues, working with each client to ensure their unique goals are accomplished.

Mr. Callahan assists clients on a broad range of legal issues in connection with corporate governance, contract negotiations, acquisitions and dispositions, financing transactions, real estate transactions, employment and consulting arrangements, and procurement policies and best practices. He also helps clients develop, implement and manage effective organizational policies and procedures, codes of conduct and governance guidelines.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Callahan served as an intern at the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington D.C., where he was involved with derivative reform efforts in the Office of Derivatives Policy. He also worked in-house for a large construction contractor conducting contract review and negotiations.

Mr. Callahan received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law. While at UNC, he served as Articles Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law.

Corporate Transactions

  • Represented a buyer in a multi-million dollar stock purchase of a minority interest in a privately-held corporation.
  • Represented a buyer in the acquisition of certain assets related to a unique line of business.
  • Represented a warehousing and logistics business in the wind-down of its operations and disposition of its assets.
  • Provided contractual support to a private equity-funded transportation roll-up effort.

Financing Transactions

  • Assisted as Co-Bond Counsel in the closing of the sale of ISFA’s $147 million Series 2019 Refunding Bonds.


  • Illinois

Memberships, Civic and Charitable

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association


  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law 2018
  • B.A., Indiana University 2015