Christine P. Bocknek

Christine P. Bocknek

Northern Virginia

Email christine.bocknek@​

Phone +1 703 610 6132

Fax +1 703 610 6200

LanguagesGerman, French

Practice groupCorporate

Christine Bocknek advises clients on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity offerings, and corporate governance matters.

While in law school, Christine served as the Executive Articles Editor of the William & Mary Business Law Review, interned at the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia, and conducted legal research for several nonprofit organizations. Christine's Note on the Volcker Rule was published in the William & Mary Business Law Review and received the award of Best Student Note.

Prior to law school, Christine worked as a paralegal in the corporate group of another international law firm in Frankfurt, Germany, and New York City. Christine speaks fluent German and intermediate French.

Education and admissions


J.D., William & Mary Law School, cum laude, 2016

B.A., University of Virginia, with distinction, 2011


Member, American Bar Association

Member, Virginia Bar Association

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advised a major media company on its US$900m offering of senior notes pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S.

Advised UnitedHealth on its US$2.3bn acquisition of Surgical Care Affiliates.

Advised UnitedHealth in its US$4bn registered offering of investment grade debt securities.

Advised DLH Holdings, a health care services contractor, on its US$70m acquisition of Social & Scientific Systems, a public health research organization.

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