M. Cristina Chirica Associate Attorney
Cristina counsels investors and early stage companies in a variety of corporate and intellectual property transactions, including entity formations, equity and debt financings, technology and licensing agreements, and mergers and acquisitions.
Cristina holds a J.D. from the UC Davis School of Law. She served as Judge Recruitment Chair on the law school's Appellate Advocacy Board and participated in the Irving Kaufman Securities Law Moot Court Competition in New York. She also received a Distinguished Editor Award from the school's Business Law Journal. Prior to joining M&H, she interned at the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California, and for the in-house counsel of a Silicon Valley company. Cristina holds a B.A. from UC Davis, where she completed majors in Economics and International Relations and a minor in Managerial Economics and was invited to join Phi Beta Kappa.
Cristina is fluent in Romanian and conversational in French.