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Christopher Manchin

Deputy General Counsel, Associate Director


  • 10+ years of corporate and transactional legal work for financial firms and operating companies.
  • First worked with Longview in his role at Stradley Ronon as the firm’s primary outside corporate counsel.
  • In his free time, Chris enjoys traveling with his wife, skiing, cheering on Philadelphia’s sports teams, and playing the guitar.


Chris joined Longview Innovation in 2017 and is part of the legal team, providing legal and operational support for the group and its portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Longview Innovation, Chris was an Associate in the Corporate and Securities group at Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP, a national law firm based in Philadelphia. In this role, Chris advised public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, securities law compliance, and general corporate matters.

Chris is an Adjunct Professor at Drexel University’s Kline School of Law, where he teaches a course on Private Equity and Venture Capital. He also serves as the Vice President and is a member of the Board of Directors of Family Services of Montgomery County, PA, a local non-profit organization.

Chris received his BS in Marketing (Cum Laude) from The Pennsylvania State University and his JD (Cum Laude) with a concentration in Business and Entrepreneurship Law from Drexel University’s Kline School of Law.