EAGAN, MINN. –Kevin Christopher has been selected to the 2019 Tennessee Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Kevin Christopher is the principal of Cookeville based Rockridge Venture Law®, Tennessee’s first Certified B Corp law group and a 2019 Best For The World: Community honoree. Christopher is a registered patent attorney, active entrepreneur, and National Science Foundation (NSF) evaluator for the research hub Center for Green Solid-State Electric Power Generation and Storage (CEPS). His practice areas include patent and trademark prosecution, licensing and litigation; corporate law, with an emphasis on benefit corporations, socially responsible businesses and high-growth emergent companies; government contracts, with an emphasis on innovation funding; corporate and investor financing; and, technology commercialization. Christopher is a Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Lawyer and board member to several environmental and social impact nonprofits. In 2019, Christopher was nationally recognized as a Top Business Leader by Conscious Company Magazine, named to the 2020 class of Leadership Tennessee and appointed by Governor Lee to the Great Smoky Mountains Park Commission. Learn more at https://www.venturelaw.org/kevin-christopher/.
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