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Rockridge Venture Law® Attorney Featured in Forbes

November 20, 2020

Kevin Christopher


Jackson Chamber member and local attorney Kevin Christopher was profiled recently in Forbes. The article, written by Cornell University professor Christopher Marquis, examines Christopher's activities promoting corporate social responsibility across the State of Tennessee and beyond. Specifically, the article cites Christopher's entrepreneurship presentations at Yale University and elsewhere and reviews how Christopher and his team at Rockridge have partnered with organizations across Tennessee to advance business leadership in areas of environmental and social impact. The article is available online at Forbes.


Rockridge recently launched the initiative B Tennessee alongside Patagonia, Nisolo, and Whiteboard.
B Tennessee now comprises additional social enterprise companies, academics, faith leaders, and individuals interested in ways that companies can prioritize not only shareholder returns but additional metrics like community service and sustainability. A recent B Tennessee workshop organized by Rockridge's Impact + Innovation Fellow Bruce Allen featured speakers from Eastman, Chattanooga Faith + Works + Culture, Patagonia, The Bailey Company, and the University of Tennessee.


About Rockridge Venture Law®

Rockridge Venture Law®, or RVL®, was launched in Cookeville in 2017 with a mission to become the preeminent intellectual property and technology firm across the Appalachian Innovation Corridor. It now has offices in Chattanooga, Durham, and Nashville, and represent clients and interests globally. Services include all aspects of intellectual property, litigation, M&A, privacy, technology transactions, and ventures. In 2018 and 2019, Rockridge was recognized as B Corp Best for the World for its commitment to triple bottom line business practices. Rockridge's pioneering environmental and social impact programs attract top-notch legal talent and assure its clients of missional alignment with its corporate values. Learn more about Rockridge.


About Kevin Christopher

Kevin Christopher is principal of RVL®. Kevin is a registered patent attorney and serial entrepreneur, founding companies in renewables, biopharma, men’s personal care, and law. He’s a Putnam County Commissioner and Great Smoky Mountains Park State Commissioner. He's also a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program faculty member, and director of several environmental and social impact nonprofits. Kevin is a SuperLawyer, Conscious Company Media Top Business Leader, Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Lawyer, and Class VII member of Leadership Tennessee. Learn more about
Kevin.

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