Georgetown University Law Center, Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation

American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude

University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science and History



United States District Court, Northern Illinois

Christine McKillip is an associate in Chapman’s Corporate and Securities Department. She joined the firm in 2013. 

Christine focuses her practice in corporate and securities law, including representing registered investment companies. Prior to joining the firm, Christine advised clients on matters involving securities and commodities law in venture capital, private equity, private fund formation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions. 

Representative Transactions

  • Representation of open-end funds and unit investment trusts in matters regarding their organization, applications for exemptions from provisions of applicable federal securities laws, federal registration, preparation of offering materials, regulatory analysis and compliance obligations.
  • Representation of sponsors in connection with the formation and operation of hedge funds and private equity funds, including on-going compliance.
  • Representation of high net wealth individuals and family offices relating to compliance with securities laws, including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.


  • “Crowd Funding Bills Stall in Congress,” American Bar Association, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, Vol. 21 (February 2012).