Meyer, G. Christopher

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 debtors, creditors, committees and other interested parties in commercial cases. Chris also has experience in general real estate and commercial lending and in troubled loan issues. 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.

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  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 1973
  • University of Kansas, B.A., 1970
  • Grinnell College, 1969


  • Ohio, 1973


  • U.S. Ct. of App., Third Circuit
  • U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Michigan
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., E. Dist. of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., Middle Dist. of Florida
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Colorado

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow and Chair, American College of Bankruptcy
  • Past director, American College Foundation and past chair of the College’s Board of Regents
  • Member, American Bar Association and its Business Bankruptcy Committee
  • Past member, treasurer and trustee, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member and past chair, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation 
  • Member, International Insolvency Institute
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association and past president and trustee of its Northeast Ohio Chapter
  • Adjunct professor of law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law for more than 10 years
  • Past trustee, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Past trustee and board president, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
  • Member, Alumni Council, Grinnell College
  • Recognized in Chambers USA 2018 in: Florida - Bankruptcy/Restructuring as a Senior Statesman
  • Recognized in Chambers USA 2017 Edition for: Florida - Bankruptcy/Restructuring as a Senior Statesman
  • Recommended in Chambers USA 2016 Edition for Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Florida
  • Who’s Who Legal 100 2013 comments that Chris is “extensively experienced.”
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1995
  • 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
  • Selected by Thomson Reuters as an Ohio Super Lawyer each year since 2005
  • Recipient of the Turnaround Management Association Northeast Ohio Chapter inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011


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