Christopher Freeland is Counsel, Portfolio Company Operations and joined the Firm in 2019 to provide legal support to the Deerfield Operations team. Prior to Deerfield, Mr. Freeland held various roles of increasing responsibility at Aralez Pharmaceuticals, including General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer. Before Aralez, Mr. Freeland was an Associate General Counsel at American International Group. He began his legal career as a corporate associate at the law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP. Prior to law school, Mr. Freeland was an investment banking analyst at Citigroup. He received an A.B. from Princeton University and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.