Chris Adkinson – Senior Vice President & General Council

Chris Adkinson
Chris is Senior Vice President & General Counsel at White Oak Partners. He leads the oversight of transactions, with an emphasis on due diligence and documentation. Chris oversees a broad range of legal matters, and has heavy involvement in SEC compliance.


Prior to joining White Oak Partners, Chris was Of Counsel at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. He was a member of the finance and energy & real estate group, where his practice encompassed all aspects of real estate development, ownership and financing and corporate law. Chris has experience with business organization and structuring, mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, and operating agreements. He has represented real estate developers and owners, single-family home and condominium builders, private equity funds, and lenders and borrowers.

Prior to Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, Chris was a partner at Kephart Fisher, LLC.

Chris earned his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his B.B.A. in Finance from Ohio University.