Christopher Mirick brings nearly 20 years of legal experience to the NCA board. Chris is currently the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Harvest Power, Inc., an organic sustainability and recycling company. Previously, Chris was a partner with the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP for five years, and before that was a partner with the law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP. His practice has focused on complex corporate transactions and restructurings, in a wide variety of industries including energy, telecommunications, hotel management, health care, retail goods, computer software, internet security, and biotechnology. Chris received a B.A in Economics and History (summa cum laude) from Amherst College, and a J.D. (magna cum laude) from Harvard Law School. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and backpacking, particularly in Baxter State Park in Maine, and is working on perfecting a gluten-free home-brewed beer. Chris lives in Wellesley, MA with his wife and two children.