Christopher M. Forrester is a corporate finance partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP with significant experience in corporate governance, securities, and M&A transactions. His practice involves representing public and private companies at various stages of their life cycle. He speaks regularly on securities and governance matters at forums such as Practicing Law Institute and Financial Executives International, and is the co-author of Fiduciary Duties of Directors and Officers (published by R.R. Donnelley; foreword by Professor John Buley Duke’s Fuqua School of Business). He attended St. Mary’s College (BA), McGeorge School of Law (JD) and Georgetown Law School (LL.M).