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Overview

With more than two decades of experience in litigation in and out of the courtroom, Chris has represented companies and individuals in a broad range of business litigation matters. From Fortune 500 entities to entrepreneurial businesses, Chris’ work crosses the country and includes work in both state and federal courts.

Chris focuses his practice on business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis on financial services, real estate, foreclosure and creditors’ rights litigation.

In addition, his work extends to directors’ and officers’ liability claims, tort and insurance claims, employment disputes, and non-competition and trade secret litigation.

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law  (J.D., 1999)
  • University of Florida  (B.A., 1994)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Council of Cincinnati
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Honors & Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, 2006-2007, 2009-2013
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Community

  • Youth basketball, baseball and soccer coach