Chris McCall

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Chris is a business lawyer and strategic advisor with broad-based experience advising startup, emerging growth, and established companies on complex legal, corporate, and regulatory matters. A results-driven business partner who prides himself on cost-effective representation, Chris develops and implements pragmatic and efficient solutions to complex problems while helping clients achieve their business objectives and avoiding unnecessary risks. He provides comprehensive legal services to clients throughout their corporate lifecycle and, relying on his prior experience as the chief legal officer at an emerging growth company, Chris regularly serves as outside general counsel to companies in the cannabis, hemp/CBD, consumer packaged goods, dietary supplement, and manufacturing industries, among others. 

Chris’ practice encompasses a wide array of corporate, commercial, and regulatory areas, including complex commercial contracting, contract negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, equity and asset sales, compliance, regulatory advice and counseling, corporate governance, labor and employment, and other general corporate matters. Above all else, Chris relies on his multifaceted legal background in corporate, regulatory, and litigation matters to provide holistic advice on all his clients' most challenging legal issues. 

Prior to joining Moye White, Chris served as chief legal officer for one of the largest CBD companies in the world. While there, his practice encompassed corporate, commercial contracting, capital markets, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment, as well as providing advice and counseling to the company’s board and executive leadership team. Before that, Chris practiced commercial litigation at a national litigation boutique firm in Denver, worked at an international law firm in Washington, D.C., and served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Susan G. Braden of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

In his spare time, Chris enjoys live music, hiking, and spending time with his wife and two sons. 

Representative Matters
  • Led emerging growth company in the negotiation, structuring, and execution of a broad-based exclusive partnership with a multi-billion dollar publicly traded corporation for the development of the next generation of consumer packaged goods and ingredients.
  • Led emerging growth company through the close of a Series B equity financing round led by the founder of Paul Mitchell hair products and The Patrón Spirits Company.
  • Created third-party logistics contract to drive the launch of company’s global full service “3PL” offering.
  • Structured and negotiated numerous private label contracts, MSAs, supply agreements, and complex research and development agreements for the sale, development, and commercialization of dietary supplements and consumer packaged goods.
Publications and Articles

California’s CBD law: One step forward, two steps back?
Hemp Industry Daily, February 25, 2022

"2 Key 10th Circ. Holdings In Western Union Derivative Suit,"
Law360, May 2019

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