Christopher Lenhart

Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, US Bank

Chris Lenhart is Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at U.S. Bank, where he leads the Commercial Lending, Commercial Workout/SAG and Capital Markets legal teams. He oversees a team of 35 attorneys and other professionals at U.S. Bank.

Chris clerked for Chief Judge Peter J. Walsh at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware in 1998. In 1999, Chris joined the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney, where he was an associate until his elevation to partnership in 2008. Chris was a Partner in the Finance & Restructuring Group, where he split his time between front-end commercial lending clients and clients needing assistance with commercial collections, workout and bankruptcy.

Chris graduated in 1995 from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, receiving a B.A., with honors, in Politics. Chris graduated in 1998 from Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York, receiving a J.D. magna cum laude. Chris was Order of the Coif and an Articles Editor on the Cornell Law Review.