Christopher Baxter

Christopher S. Baxter

Of Counsel

65 East State Street
Suite 2500
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Primary Practices

Christopher S. Baxter is Of Counsel in the Bankruptcy Litigation group in the Columbus office. His practice focuses on business bankruptcy and includes receiverships, and commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. His representation focuses on debtors, creditors, lenders, bondholders, businesses, and creditors’ committees.

Prior to joining Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, Christopher practiced at an AM-100 law firm and completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Charles M. Caldwell (Ret.), who served as the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Christopher’s attention to detail and solid understanding of the laws governing bankruptcy, enables him to advise clients to meet their goals and find the most cost-effective solution to resolve bankruptcy disputes and other litigation.

Christopher was recognized in Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch, for work in bankruptcy, creditor and debtor’s rights, insolvency, and reorganization law, 2021-24.

Professional Experience

  • Of Counsel, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2022-present
  • Attorney, Barnes & Thornburg LLP, 2017-2022
  • Federal Judicial Law Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court, Judge Charles M. Caldwell, 2013-2017
  • Discovery Attorney, Black Letter Discovery, 2012-2013
  • Law Clerk, Northern Ohio Regional Sewer District, 2009-2012
  • Judicial Extern, United States Bankruptcy Court, Judge Randolph Baxter, 2008


  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., 2010
    • Honors & Activities: Dean’s List, First Amendment Moot Court Competition, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Vice President
  • Youngstown State University, B.S., Criminal Justice, 2003
    • Honors & Activities: Dean’s List, Associated Neighborhood Centers, McGuffey Center, Youth Counselor, Black Student Union, Member
Awards & Distinctions

Ones to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditors Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, 2021-24

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio

Memberships & Affiliations