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 is recognized by The Legal 500 US (2020) and was named a 2019 Rising Star for M&A by The Deal.

Mr. Anthony is a contributing author to the Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions Answer Book (Practising Law Institute, 2020) and the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report. His recent publications include “SPACs Could Become Formidable Bidders in the M&A Market,” New York Law Journal (October, 2020); Chambers Practice Guides - Private Equity: USA 2019 (August, 2019); “PE Eyes Public Markets, Distressed Sectors for Deal Flow in 2019,” The Wall Street Journal (January, 2019); “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