• Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Animal Law
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy: Business
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer
  • Business Litigation
  • Business/Corporate
  • Cannabis Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • Closely Held Business
  • Communications
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Litigation: Business
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer
  • Consumer Law
  • Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Consumer
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • E-Discovery
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment & Labor
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
  • Employment & Labor: Employer
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Entertainment & Sports
  • Environmental
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Family Law
  • Food and Drugs
  • Franchise/Dealership
  • Gaming
  • General Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Finance
  • Government Relations
  • Government/Cities/Municipalities
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Immigration: Business
  • Immigration: Consumer
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • International
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Lawyers (Any)
  • Legal Aid/Pro Bono
  • Legislative & Governmental Affairs
  • Lobbying
  • Local & Municipal
  • Media and Advertising
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Military/Veterans Law
  • Native American Law
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Personal Injury - General
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury - Products: Defense
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Liability: Defense
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Business
  • Real Estate: Consumer
  • Schools & Education
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Securities Litigation
  • Social Security Disability
  • State
  • Surety
  • Tax
  • Tax: Business
  • Tax: Consumer
  • Technology Transactions
  • Transportation/Maritime
  • Utilities
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance
  • Workers' Compensation: Plaintiff

Krevolin & Horst, LLC

One Atlantic Center, Suite 3250, 1201 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Visit: http://www.khlawfirm.com

Phone: 404-888-9700

Fax: 404-888-9577

Licensed Since: 2008

Education:Emory University School of Law

Practice Areas:

  • Schools & Education (50%)
  • Business Litigation (30%)
  • Appellate (20%)

Q Attorney Profile

Chris Adams focuses his practice on education law, commercial litigation, and appeals. Chris has represented more than a dozen charter schools in Georgia on topics including authorization, funding, governance, personnel, enrollment, discipline, and contract negotiations. Chris also handles complex litigation and appeals involving constitutional law, business torts, contracts, trade secrets, and False Claims Act cases.

Chris\'s work on behalf of charter schools has included:

Helping a charter school to negotiate substantial additional funding from its local district;Representing education service providers and charter schools in negotiations surrounding management agreements, leases, and other contracts;Helping multiple schools through the authoritzation and renewal processes;Working with multiple charter schools on enrollment and socioeconomic diversity initiatives;Working with charter schools and other stakeholders to help pass a 2015 law that allows charter schools to use \"weighted lotteries\" to increase access for educationally disadvantaged students.

Chris also works with undergraduate and graduate students and faculty in disciplinary hearings at colleges and universities. Chris is an expert on socioeconomic diversity. He has written, presented at conferences, and testified before the Georgia legislature regarding this issue. As a former teacher with Teach for America, Chris serves on charter school interview panels for the Atlanta Public Schools and the Walton Grant Review Committee, and is a guest lecturer on charter schools at Emory University School of Law.

After graduating from Emory University School of Law, Order of the Coif, Chris clerked for the Honorable Julia Smith Gibbons of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and was a litigation associate at a firm in Washington DC.

Chris serves on the Walton Family Foundation Charter School Grant Review Committee and reviews charter school applications for the Atlanta Public Schools Office of Innovation.  He is also a member of Young Professionals for Education Equity, the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers.   

Q More info

About Christopher Adams

Admitted: 2008, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.khlawfirm.com/attorney/christopher-e-adams


  • Georgia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2013
  • Woodruff Scholar, Order of the Coif, Emory University School of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Teacher, Teach for America, 2002-2004

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia
  • Member, Walton Family Foundation Grant Review Committee
  • Member, Young Professionals for Education Equity

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Grant Reviewer, Walton Family Foundation Charter School Grant Review Committee, 2011-present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • Supreme Court ruled in favor of K&H clients that insolvency pool did not have standing to challenge statute providing coverage for certain workers' compensation claims.  Georgia Insurers Insolvency Pool v. Hulsey Environmental Servs., Inc. 293 Ga. 504 (2013), 2013
  • Georgia Insurers Insolvency Pool v. Hulsey Environmental Services, Inc. et al.  (Ga. Ct. App. 2012), Outcome: Won, 2012
  • Pearson v. TPA Acquisition Co. et al., Case No. 10C-01389-22, Outcome: Won, 2012


  • Negotiated charter school management agreements with education management organizations (EMOs).
  • Negotiated settlement with school district resulting in substantially increased funding for charter school.

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, B.A., Political Science & Environmental Studies, 2000

Industry Groups

  • Education

Rate us and Write a Review


Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long


Show all timings
  • Monday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Tuesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Wednesday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Thursday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Friday09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!

Your request has been submitted successfully.