Christina R. Schaper has taught the business law paralegal program at Boston University for several years and legal research and writing courses at Boston University School of Law. Schaper previously served as general counsel at East Hill Management Company, LLC, an investment advisory firm, located in Providence, Rhode Island, where she managed all legal matters related to the company’s venture capital limited partnership portfolio investments including corporate transactional documentation, securities filings and compliance requirements. Schaper was also vice president and general counsel at Ennovate Networks, Inc., a telecommunications equipment manufacturer located in Boxborough, Massachusetts. She started her legal career at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP, in Boston, where she represented venture capital firms and start-up companies on various securities, compliance, and general corporate matters. She also practiced law as a corporate attorney at Hemenway & Barnes and served as a consultant and program manager at the Center for Women and Enterprise, where she counseled women entrepreneurs on venture capital financing matters. Prior to law school, Schaper was also a paralegal at large New York law firm and a legal advocate at a non-profit social services organization. Schaper received her BA from Haverford College and her JD from Boston College Law School.