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  • Ohio

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  • Commercial Litigation
The Nantucket Building 23 S. Main Street, Third Floor Akron, 44308
Akron United States

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Chris Niekamp engages in a diverse Commercial and Corporate Law practice.

Chris has represented national and local banking institutions, large corporations and small businesses, debtors and creditors in all phases of Bankruptcy and Collection matters.

He has experience handling large and small Chapter 11 cases on behalf of Secured Lenders, Debtors, the Creditors’ Committee and the Trustee. He has represented numerous large and small companies in issues ranging from start up through dissolution, employment law issues, collection, real estate litigation, real estate acquisition, commercial lease documentation, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder disputes.

He has experience handling commercial and residential foreclosures and has negotiated and prepared documents for corporate mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, wind down, forbearance agreements, condominium documents, commercial leases, non-profit 501 (c)(3) documents, employment agreements, shareholder agreements, buy sell agreements and close corporation agreements.

In addition to his Bankruptcy and Corporate Law experience, Chris has a niche practice in Entertainment Law.

Area of Practise

Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Business Law
Entertainment Law
Creditors Rights

Eductional Background

Case Western Reserve University School of Law,
J. D., 1990
University of Western Ontario School of Law,
Exchange Program
Miami University,
B.S., 1987

Firm Description

Niekamp, Weisensell, Mutersbaugh & Mastrantonio, LLP is an Akron-based law firm offering a wide range of legal services to its clients.

With over 100 years of combined experience spread among its four partners, Niekamp, Weisensell, Mutersbaugh & Mastrantonio, LLP offers a sophisticated practice and environment, while maintaining important one-on-one contacts with our clients.

We practice in all state and federal trial and appellate courts in Ohio and western Pennsylvania, and our lawyers are also licensed in, and practice in, other states as well. Browse Areas of Practice or Our Attorneys sections to review the areas of law in which the lawyers in our firm practice or the biographies and qualifications of our attorneys.

Regardless of whether our client is a large corporation, a national bank, a small, local business, or an individual client, our belief is that the best way to practice law and continue to build relationships is to achieve the objectives sought by our clients in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.

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