Christopher M. Wildenhain



    40 Under 40_2022    

Chris represents publicly traded companies and private businesses in complex commercial, banking, and employment disputes before the Rhode Island and Massachusetts state and federal courts and regulatory agencies. Chris’ practice is varied and ranges from the defense of an investment management fund’s rights under a Chapter 11 plan to the prosecution of a manufacturer’s breach of fiduciary duty and trade secret dispute with former employees. In addition, Chris advises businesses confronting complex claims and investigations before regulators. He is also an active member of the firm’s e-Discovery Committee.

Prior to joining Partridge Snow & Hahn, Chris served as a law clerk to the Honorable Alice B. Gibney and the Honorable Sarah Taft-Carter of the Rhode Island Superior Court, and as an intern to the Honorable William P. Robinson III of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Practice Areas

Banking & Financial

Corporate & Business

Litigation & Disputes


Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude

Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Memberships

Rhode Island


U.S. District Court, Rhode Island

U.S. District Court, Massachusett

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter, Young Lawyer’s Committee
  • Rhode Island Bar Association


  • Named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers “Rising Star” 2015-2020

Representative Publications


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