Chris started his professional career at the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Officer, spending a portion of his career assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as well as other special details. He then went to work at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP in the tax department, where he became a licensed Certified Public Accountant in 2001.
Chris then graduated law school, Cum Laude, in 2005, and began work for Goldman Sachs, as a high net worth, financial planner. Soon later, Chris joined Simone and formed the law practice, O'Connor & Petromelis, LLP in 2006.
Chris is currently admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, and the United States Tax Court. He is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.