Chris Koressis is the founder of the firm and a Canadian business lawyer.
Before establishing Koressis Legal, Chris Koressis was a partner at Fogler, Rubinoff LLP, a Canadian
business law firm based in Toronto, Ontario. He then joined Apotex Inc. as Senior Counsel and served both Apotex and its affiliate
ApoPharma. Chris Koressis leads Koressis Legal while serving (on a part-time basis) as VP, General Counsel & Corporate
Secretary at Avema Corporation. Avema is a well-established 20 year old software and services company in the telecommunications industry. It
provides telecom expense management solutions to mid-size and large companies in Canada and the United States.
going into private practice, Chris Koressis was Senior Counsel at Geac Computer Corporation (acquired by Infor) and a member
of the company's worldwide mergers and acquisitions team in the software industry. Prior to Geac, Chris Koressis led CIBC's
technology law department as Senior Counsel and he also served as Director, Strategic Sourcing reporting to the Chief Purchasing
Officer and assisting in the management of the bank's worldwide procurement of information technology, corporate services
and products. In addition, he led a task force on the legal and business issues associated with electronic commerce and Internet
business strategies. This facilitated the implementation of CIBC's information technology strategy and helped it to exploit
trends and opportunities in the marketplace. Before CIBC, he was Legal Advisor-Contracts for Royal Bank of Canada and
prior to that he was a legal advisor to the Chief Judge of the District Court of Ontario in Toronto.
If the nature of your legal matter requires a multi-disciplinary team or other legal
services such as civil litigation, Chris Koressis will select and lead the team, after you have approved it. He will select
lawyers who, like himself, have both legal and business expertise within industry. The depth of this kind of experience will
provide you with the most effective and efficient legal advice and the results that you require. Chris Koressis has the right
contacts among business law firms in Canada and worldwide that are available to assist Chris Koressis when it is necessary to have a team of business lawyers
to serve the needs of his clients. If he is retained to manage the work assigned to other business lawyers, Chris Koressis
will assume prime contractor status and overall responsibility for your legal strategy. And he will ensure that your objectives
are achieved effectively and efficiently.
Chris Koressis received a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Civil
Law and Bachelor of Laws from McGill University in Canada and was called to the bar in Toronto, Ontario in 1984.
Chris Koressis has practical, hands-on experience on the legal and business issues that
are vital to the success of any company. He offers his clients a 5 point guarantee: Better Access; Faster Service; Plain Language;
Less Paper; Integrity & Candid Legal Advice based on experience with a broad range of clients.
Koressis Legal Professional Corporation
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