Christian Barnes

Christian R. Barnes


Christian Barnes counsels corporate entities and private equity firms in connection with middle-market mergers, acquisitions, sales, and reorganizations. Additionally, he advises clients on day-to-day legal and business matters, including corporate governance, commercial contracts, entity formation, and regulatory compliance.

While in law school, Christian worked as a judicial extern with the Honorable Chief Judge John R. Tunheim at the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, and served as Notes & Comments Editor for the Mitchell Hamline Law Review.

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023-2024

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota Bar Association, 2020

Board Memberships & Community Service

LegalCORPS, Volunteer Attorney

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, Volunteer Attorney



Mitchell Hamline School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, Notes & Comments Editor, Mitchell Hamline Law Review, 2017)

University of North Dakota (B.S., summa cum laude, 2014)