Childs Watson & Gallagher
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Christopher R. Childs

Christopher R. Childs

Las Vegas, Nevada

Chris counsels and represents real estate developers, managers, owners in virtually all types of real estate transactions. Chris also represents privately and publicly held companies and their owners in a wide variety of business matters. Chris plans, structures, negotiates and implements real estate and business transactions including purchases, sales, financing, leasing, mergers and acquisitions, business formation and planning, and financial transactions.

Chris previously served as Corporate Counsel for the The Greenspun Corporation where he oversaw and managed legal matters for the Greenspun family group of companies, including Greenspun Media Group, Niche Media, and Chris also served as Assistant General Counsel of American Nevada Company, a major developer of commercial office centers, retail centers, master planned communities, and mixed-use developments. As counsel to American Nevada Company, Chris was responsible for overseeing the legal aspects of the company's commercial leasing and property management matters, including drafting and negotiating lease agreements and management contracts.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Transactional Law

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2004


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • J.D. cum laude - 2004
  • Brigham Young University
    • B.S. - 2001

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • Desert Companion Top Laywers
  • AVVO Superb Rating - Top Attorney Real Estate

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of Nevada Real Estate Section, Executive Committee
  • State Bar of Nevada Real Estate Section, Commercial Leasing Subcommittee
  • American Bar Association
  • Boy Scouts of America, Unit Commissioner

Past Employment Positions

  • The Greenspun Corporation, Corporate Counsel
  • American Nevada Company, Assistant General Counsel

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