As Brandywine Global's General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Chris is responsible for overseeing and managing all legal and compliance matters within the organization. Chris joined Brandywine Global in 2007. Prior to joining Brandywine Global, he served as associate general counsel with Legg Mason, Inc., Brandywine Global's parent company, for eight years (1998-2006). In this role, Chris counseled Legg Mason's various investment advisory firms providing fixed income, equity and alternative investment management services to a full range of clients. Previously, he served as a litigation associate with a prominent Baltimore law firm (1993-1998). Chris received his J. D., graduating magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and earned his B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.