Bio: Christal is a member and a co-chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. Her practice is focused on representing physician practice groups in the areas of pathology, laboratory, dermatology and ophthalmology with respect to various types of transactions, including complex mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, leveraged buyouts, distressed acquisitions and dispositions, financings, and investments. She also 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. Christal has also served in an in-house counsel capacity for a pathology laboratory, software service provider, a polymer manufacturer, an energy services company, and an international manufacturer and distributor of household and commercial products. Christal earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law and Health.