Christopher (Chris) Earle is the Managing Director of Business Valuation at Ruhter & Reynolds, Inc., a legal economic-consulting practice located in Turtle Creek. Chris has more than 17 years of professional experience providing financial and economic analysis to the legal industry along with having extensive experience in business and securities valuations.

Prior to joining Ruhter & Reynolds, Inc., Chris worked for McGladrey where he was the practice leader for the Fraud, Forensics and Valuation Services team in Dallas and at Virchow Krause, LLC where he was a member of the Legal Dispute Resolution Team. In these roles, he worked extensively on litigation, valuation and forensic projects. As an economic consultant, Chris has worked on more than 250 litigation matters involving securities and business valuations and calculating economic damages in business disputes and lost wage claims. Chris’s experience includes trial and deposition testimony.

Chris graduated from the University of Dallas, Graduate School of Management with a Masters of Business Administration in Corporate Finance and served as the President of the Sigma Iota Epsilon, the fraternity of honor students. He graduated from the University of Dallas, Constantine College of Liberal Arts with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and also attended the University of Navarre in Navarre, Spain, where he majored in liberal arts and Spanish. He is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) and has received its highest accreditation in the field of economic damages as a Master Analyst of Financial Forensics (MAFF).

Chris is married to Kara Earle who he met as a freshman while attending U.D. They have three children, ages 8, 14, and 15. They live in Frisco, Texas.