Civil Litigation Attorney Kevin Christopher Named Top 22 Business Leader


Cavett, Abbott & Weiss is excited to announce that Conscious Company Magazine has named Rockridge Venture Law founder and principal Kevin Christopher to its list of the year’s Top 22 Conscious Business Leaders. As mentioned in an editorial from the Hamilton County Herald, Christopher is the only Tennessean to make this exclusive list of “trailblazers of conscious leadership.” Christopher is featured alongside executives from Vmware, Mailchimp, and The Honest Company.  


Get to know Kevin Christopher

Prior to his recognition as a Top 22 Conscious Business Leader, Christopher was a 2018 Best for the World Honoree. He is a registered patent attorney, entrepreneur, and National Science Foundation advisor for the Center for Green Solid-State Electric Power Generation and Storage. Christopher’s practice areas include:

  • Patent and trademark prosecution
  • Licensing and litigation
  • Corporate law, with an emphasis on benefit corporations, socially responsible businesses and high-growth emergent companies
  • Government contracts, with an emphasis on innovation funding
  • Corporate and investor funding
  • Technology communication

He previously spent 10 years in San Francisco working in a number of startups, as well as in the commercialization of energy and biotech technologies from the University of California-Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley, and Lawrence Livermore National Labs. Additionally, Christopher has been an integral advisor for startups with algal production, microbiome editing, biomass conversion, and hepatocellular carcinoma diagnostic technologies. 

Christopher’s educational background is equally as impressive, as he served as a teaching assistant to Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm at Berkeley Law, was named an outstanding scholar in the UC Hastings Law and Bioscience program, worked as a judicial extern for U.S. District Court Judge Charles R. Breyer, and spent time as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. It’s also worth mentioning the Ridgeline Venture Law founder is a regularly featured poet in To An Unknown God — A Journal of Christian Thought at the university.


Christopher is one of nine attorneys at the law office of Cavett, Abbott & Weiss in Chattanooga. Whether you find yourself at the center of a criminal defensecivil litigation, or personal injury case, you need to partner with a firm that puts clients first. That’s just what you get with our local law firm.

Maybe you’re thinking, “There are countless attorneys in Chattanooga, so why should I choose Cavett, Abbott & Weiss?” Well, as we tell our clients, it’s a combination of experience, efficiency, and reliability that sets our firm apart from others. We are all results-driven lawyers who strive to achieve the best possible outcome for clients — period.

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The attorneys at Cavett, Abbott & Weiss have more than 60 years of combined experience. Why make the mistake of hiring just any Chattanooga lawyer? Schedule a consultation with Christopher or any of our other attorneys today!

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