Christopher Anthony is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. He has worked extensively on acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures for both private equity and corporate clients. Mr. Anthony was named a 2019 “Rising Star” for M&A by The Deal. He is also a contributing author to the Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (Practising Law Institute, 2019) and the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report. His recent publications include “Introducing Full Equity Backstops to the PE Toolkit,” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Spring 2018) and “PE Jumps into the SPAC Markets,” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Fall 2017).

Mr. Anthony joined the firm in 2009. He received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 2009, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, and a B.A. from Duke University in 2005. Mr. Anthony is a member of the Bar of New York.


  • Columbia Law School, 2009, J.D.
  • Duke University, 2005, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York