Christopher J. Armstrong is a partner at Holland & Knight. He has more than a decade of experience working in government. He most recently served as general counsel and chief oversight counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance under Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). In this role, Chris led the committee’s oversight and investigations activities and advised the chairman and committee members regarding Senate rules and procedure. Chris also previously served as investigative counsel for the committee under then-Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who earlier this year was named chairman of the Senate Finance Committee for the 116th Congress. In this role, Chris served as lead counsel on several high-profile investigations within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. In the House of Representatives, Chris conducted congressional investigations for Chairman Dave Camp (R-Michigan) on the Committee on Ways and Means. This work included issuance of the committee’s first subpoena in more than two decades and leading investigations across the committee’s jurisdiction, including sensitive tax-related investigations, oversight of government contractors, and inquiries related to compliance with the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Kennesaw State University and a law degree from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.