Chris is the managing partner of Cheatham Consulting, LLC. Chris provides consulting and dispute resolution services related to construction, surety, and green building projects. Chris uses his thorough understanding of the construction industry, surety underwriting, and cutting-edge green building trends to advise clients regarding market opportunities and disputes. Chris is a LEED Accredited Professional and green building authority who frequently speaks to groups and associations and is quoted in the press regarding these issues. His first published article was titled "What's Your Green Construction Strategy?" and he has worked with attorneys, contractors, sureties, architects, engineers, and owners regarding green building growth, and risk mitigation strategies. Chris is also the publisher of the widely-read Green Building Law Update, a blog dedicated to emerging legal and regulatory issues in the green building industry.