Christopher P. Parnagian


T: 212-425-1401 x 3004
F: 212-425-1421

Christopher P. Parnagian has a broad business and finance practice and provides advice in respect of private business acquisitions and divestitures, private placements, and bank financings. Chris also handles general corporate matters including advising on federal and state business statutes and negotiating and drafting shareholder and operating, employment, and joint venture agreements. In addition to his business and finance practice, Chris represents owners and lessees of commercial and residential real properties in New York City, on Long Island and in Westchester and other counties in connection with purchase, sale, management, leasing, insurance and financing matters.

Prior to co-founding OP in 1999, Chris served as a business and finance attorney with Thelen Reid & Priest LLP. His work at Thelen included participating in initial public offerings and tender offers and negotiating and drafting acquisition agreements, underwriting agreements, option plans, and the full range of documents relating to venture capital investments. Before Thelen, Chris worked for TRW Inc. (now part of Northrop Grumman Corporation), where in his final position he served as manager in the Space & Technology Group.