Christopher B. Wick chairs the firm’s Commercial Services & Restructuring Practice Group. Chris specializes in corporate restructuring and bankruptcy and focuses his practice on corporate reorganizations, workouts, debtors’ and creditors’ rights and corporate transactions across the United States. He has represented parties in the restructuring, reorganization or sale of complex business in various industries, including energy, automotive, agriculture, telecommunications, logistics, manufacturing, real estate and steel. He also has a broad range of transactional experience and has advised clients in connection with a variety of DIP financing facilities, recapitalization transactions and asset dispositions and acquisitions. Chris also has extensive experience in commercial loan enforcement.
Chris has substantial experience representing and advising companies, buyers and investors in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations. He counsels boards of directors, chief executive offices and other members of senior management with respect to their duties and obligations to and exposures in connection with financially challenged companies.
Friends of the Achievement Centers for Children, Board Member, 2007-present
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
Cleveland Bridge Builders, Member, Flagship Program, Class of 2007
Mayfield Sandridge Club, Member
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Bankruptcy By-Pass Program, Pro bono legal representative
The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency, 2016-24, Corporate Law, 2024
ChambersUSA, Bankruptcy/ Restructuring, 2015-23
Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2014-23
Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2001-06, 2010-13
State of Ohio, 2000
U.S. District Courts for the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio, Western District of Michigan, Southern District of Indiana; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Conference Advisory Board, 2011-present
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, 2004-present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2001-present