Bio: Christal Contini is a member and a co-chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. She provides general corporate counseling to a variety of businesses, business owners, boards of directors, management teams and investors on matters relating to corporate governance, commercial contracts, compliance, and operational issues. Her practice is also focused on representing private equity funds, search funds, and both strategic buyers and sellers in various types of transactions, including complex mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, distressed acquisitions and dispositions, financings, and investments.
Contini’s industry experience covers a wide array of industries such as quick-service and full-service franchise restaurants, healthcare, polymers, manufacturing, and software. She has also served in an in-house counsel capacity for a software service provider, a polymer manufacturer, an energy services company, and an international manufacturer and distributor of household and commercial products.
Contini earned a Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2008 and served as co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law and Health. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Ashland University in 2003.