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G. Christopher Meyer

Senior Partner

Christopher Meyer concentrates his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency issues. He has significant experience in workouts, restructurings and bankruptcy reorganizations including representing both debtors and creditors in commercial cases. Chris also has experience in general real estate and commercial lending and in troubled loan issues. He was named The Best Lawyers in America 2011 Cleveland Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Lawyer of the Year. Chris has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 and appears in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, The Legal 500 US and Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers. Chris has also been selected by Thomson Reuters as an Ohio Super Lawyer each year since 2005. Who’s Who Legal 100 2013 comments that Chris is “extensively experienced.” 

Chris’s recent experience includes representing debtors and creditors in Chapter 11 reorganization cases, secured creditors in loan workouts and parties proposing acquisitions and other business transactions with troubled businesses.

Chris is a member of a number of professional associations and organizations. He is a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Bankruptcy Committee. Chris is also a member, treasurer and past trustee of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and a member and past chair of its Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section. He is a Fellow and President of the American College of Bankruptcy, a director of the American College Foundation and past chair of the College’s Board of Regents. He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. In addition, he is a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and a past president and trustee of TMA’s Northeast Ohio Chapter. In 2011, Chris received the Chapter’s inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award.  For more than 10 years, Chris served as an adjunct professor of law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He is also a trustee of the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, and a past trustee and board president of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.


University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1973
University of Kansas, B.A., 1970


Ohio, 1973
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