Chris Kaoutzanis

Paul Weiss; Carnegie Council Trustee

A partner in the Corporate Department of Paul Weiss, Chris Kaoutzanis is a member of the Capital Markets Group. Kaoutzanis advises financial sponsors and issuers on public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, leveraged finance transactions, and general corporate and securities law matters. He has experience representing financial sponsors and issuers, including prominent international shipping companies, gaming companies, and home security companies, in initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, secured and unsecured credit transactions, and disclosure and corporate governance matters.

Kaoutzanis received his B.S.F.S. from Georgetown School of Foreign Service, Ph.D. from Columbia University, and JD from Columbia Law School. His Ph.D. thesis “The Politics Behind the UN Security Council Authorizations of International Criminal Investigations into Atrocities” was supervised by former trustee Michael Doyle.