Christopher Paul serves as Chief Legal Officer of Global Jet Capital. Chris was previously General Counsel of CIT Aerospace. In more than 20 years practicing law, Chris has gained significant experience in commercial transactions both domestic and international, corporate governance, M&A and corporate finance. Previously, Chris served as CIT Group's Chief Corporate Counsel, CIT Bank’s Corporate Secretary and CIT Group’s Chief M&A Counsel. In these roles, Chris was a key member of the team that changed CIT's business mix and restructured CIT's balance sheet following the company's emergence from bankruptcy. Prior to joining CIT, Chris was a partner with the international law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP in its New York office. Chris received his Bachelor's degree from Colgate University and his Law degree from The University of Connecticut School of Law. He is admitted to the bar in Connecticut and New York.