Chief Legal Officer & Senior Vice President
Kris Keeney is the Chief Legal Officer and SVP at PointOne. Kris has been practicing law for over 25 years, 20 of those within his own successful business-law private practice. Kris started his law practice with the international firm Hunton Andrews Kurth (formerly Hunton & Williams) in Structured Finance and Asset-Backed Securitization. He then spent several years with Verizon, and several years as a criminal prosecutor.
Early on in his private practice, Kris focused on technology, telecommunications, software, and intellectual property, but over the years his practice broadened to include any and every type of business/corporate law and commercial law matter. Kris has orchestrated every type of business law transaction, including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, secured transactions, intellectual property and every type of contract associated with business ventures and transactions.
Kris received his B.S. and Masters degree (taxation) from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill where he was a scholarship football player, and his J.D. from Boston College. Prior to law school, Kris was a CPA with Ernst & Young working in corporate taxation.