Barclay Damon
Barclay Damon

Christopher T. Greene

Christopher T. Greene

Partner

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Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

Chris works primarily with closely held businesses and not-for-profit corporations. He is engaged in matters involving health care corporate and regulatory matters, corporate and partnership formations, business start-ups, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and closely held business succession planning. Chris also serves as a Corporate Practice Area co-chair.

Chris is active in a number of charitable and civic organizations. He served as chairperson for the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, the Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, the Millard Fillmore Health, Education, and Research Foundation, and the Erie County Mental Hygiene Community Services Board. Additionally, Chris served as Westminster Presbyterian Church Board of Trustees president, Nichols School Board vice president, Buffalo SPCA director, Saturn Club dean, an Alzheimer’s Association of Western New York and the Canada Life Insurance Company of New York board member, and a Kaleida Health's Board of Directors founding member.

Chris was the Damon Morey chairperson prior to its joining with Hiscock & Barclay. He previously served as the chairperson of the firm’s Management, Finance, Personnel, and Client Development committees.


Practice Areas

Education

  • Amherst College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1970
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 1974
  • State University of New York at Buffalo School of Business Management, M.B.A., 1975

Admitted To Practice

  • New York

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Western New York Healthcare Association
  • The New York State Health Care Facilities Organization
  • New York Association of Homes & Services for the Aging

Civic Activities

  • Erie County Bar Association Foundation, Annual Campaign Chairperson, 2015
  • Richardson Center Corporation, Board Member and Secretary
  • Kaleida Health, Board Member
  • Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Emeritus Board Member and Strategic Planning Committee Member
  • National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York, Former Chairperson and Emeritus Board Member 
  • University at Buffalo School of Law Dean's Advisory Council, Emeritus Member

Speaking & Publications

Honors

  • Kaleida Health, Spirit Award, 2018
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year - Buffalo Corporate Law, 2018 
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Lawyer of the Year - Buffalo Health Care Law, 2017
  • Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Corporate/M&A - Upstate New York, 2015-2018
  • Buffalo Business First, Legal Elite of Western New York, 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America®: Corporate Law and Health Care Law, 2005-2014, 2016-2019
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York: Health Care, 2007-2018
  • Buffalo Business First, "Who's Who in Law" List, 2007-2014
  • Buffalo History Museum Red Jacket Award, 2010
  • National Federation for Just Community Citation Banquet Award, 2007
  • University at Buffalo Distinguished Alumni Award, 2006

Prior Experience

  • Damon Morey LLP, Partner