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Christopher C. Green
Christopher C. Green
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Christopher C. Green

Christopher C. Green
Washington, D.C.

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Suite 500 West
Washington, D.C. 20037

start quote symbolI particularly enjoy the opportunity our practice affords to work with highly entrepreneurial individuals as they lay the building blocks for vibrant and sustainable businesses. It is especially rewarding to serve as a trusted legal adviser to those clients throughout the life-cycle of those businesses.end quote symbol
Christopher C. Green

Experience Highlights

  • Ellington Financial Inc. in its $100 million public offering of Series C fixed-rate reset cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • Ellington Financial Inc. in its $115 million public offering of Series A fixed-to-floating rate cumulative redeemable preferred stock

  • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Moody National REIT I in the merger of Moody National REIT I and Moody National REIT II

  • Issuers and underwriters on numerous initial public offerings, secondary, “at-the-market,” and follow-on public securities offerings, as well as private securities offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation D

  • Public companies in various industries with respect to Securities Act and Exchange Act disclosure and compliance matters, NYSE and NASDAQ listing requirements, corporate governance, and general corporate matters

  • REITs, including several hotel, office property, health care, and mortgage REITs, in their corporate transactions

  • Corporate boards with respect to fiduciary duties in complex commercial transactions 

  • NYSE-listed REITs in the sale of each company’s business in going-private transactions

  • REITs in multiple joint venture transactions 


  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Hamilton College, B.A., 1993
  • Selected to the Client Choice Awards, Capital Markets – Georgia, International Law Office and Lexology USA & Canada (Law Business Research, Ltd.), 2012 and 2013
  • Legal 500 U.S., Finance: Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2017; Real Estate: REITs, 2017–2024; Finance: Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, 2022 and 2023
  • Chambers USA, REITs (Nationwide), 2018–2024; “Up and Coming” in REITs (Nationwide), 2018 and 2019
  • IFLR1000, 2023
  • Virginia
  • Georgia
  • District of Columbia
  • “REIT Internalization Transactions,” REIT Series, V&E New York Office, October 30, 2018 (panelist)
  • “REITs and Infrastructure Investment,” V&E New York Office, April 18, 2018 (presenter)
  • “IRS Issues Guidance on Elective Cash Stock Dividends by REITs,” V&E REIT Update E-communication, August 16, 2017 (co-author)