University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2005

  • Member, UDM Law Review

Michigan State University, B.S., Advertising, 2001




U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Oakland County Bar Association

Chris Preston is a partner in the Banking and Financial Services Department and the Credit Enhancement Practice Group of Chapman and Cutler. He joined the firm in 2008.

Chris's experience includes work in the banking and public finance areas. He has extensive experience in acting as counsel to both domestic and foreign banks providing credit enhancement and liquidity support for tax-exempt and taxable financings for municipal, healthcare and not for profit borrowers, including the direct purchase of bonded indebtedness. Chris has also represented commercial banks in structuring secured and unsecured transactions, including revolving loan and term loan facilities.

Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked at Collins & Blaha, P.C. in Farmington Hills, Michigan.