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Chris Dargie


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Meet Chris, business deal anchor and minutiae translator.

Chris Dargie

207 228-7184 direct
207 774-1200 main
207 774-1127 facsimile

100 Middle Street
PO Box 9729
Portland, ME 04104-5029

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Here’s why you’ll enjoy working with him.

Having served as lead counsel to multi-national organizations on major M&A transactions, fledgling startups looking to raise capital, and countless other companies on virtually every matter in between, Chris has the experience and insight that runs the gamut of business law. His sharp business acumen and superior negotiating skills have enabled Chris to build his legal practice from the ground up to the highest level—all while keeping the facts straightforward and plainspoken.

Even when the business road gets rocky, Chris’s focus never wavers from providing the most strategic, practical counsel to every client, every time. His ability to streamline complicated business deals into a measured process can turn even the most daunting transaction into a smooth enterprise. Chris has been listed as a SuperLawyers Rising Star from 2014-2017 and holds a distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

But that’s not all. Chris is also very experienced in:

  • Energy products trading and distribution
  • Representing craft breweries
  • Startup law and finance
  • Outdoor risk management
  • Business immigration

In his former life, Chris was:

  • A shareholder and director at another Portland law firm

When Chris isn’t working, he is…

Avidly exploring New England’s mountains and outdoor spaces, and his enthusiasm has led him to seek bigger challenges, like running across the Grand Canyon and back in a day and summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Background

Education
JD, University of Maine School of Law, cum laude, 2005
BA, University of New Hampshire, summa cum laude, 2002

Admitted to practice
State of Maine
US District Court, District of Maine

Memberships

To the Top Foundation, Treasurer and Board Member
SCORE, Certified Mentor