Chris Lanning

Managing Director,
General Counsel

REGION United States


Chris Lanning is a Managing Director and General Counsel at General Atlantic, focusing on structuring leveraged financings, equity investments, and liquidity transactions for the firm’s global investments. Before joining General Atlantic in 2000, Chris was a Senior Associate in Corporate Finance at the Virginia-based law firm Hunton & Williams where he specialized in private equity and mergers and acquisition transactions. Before that, he was an Associate on the Corporate team at the New York law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.


University of Virginia, B.A., History
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

Community Involvement

TEAK Fellowship, Board Member