Christopher (Chris) W. St.Marie

Christopher W. St. Marie

Associate 216.274.2485


Christopher W. St. Marie focuses his practice on business litigation and complex commercial disputes, and is experienced in counseling clients on a wide variety of disputes, including breach of contract, business tort and negligence claims, insurance coverage issues, real estate and construction litigation, general construction disputes, patent infringement, franchise disputes, and claims for the return of stolen or illegally exported art.  He is fully involved in all aspects of case development and trial preparation, arguing motions, engaging in mediation, and taking and defending depositions in state and federal proceedings, with extensive experience drafting briefs, pleadings, discovery, and legal memoranda.

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP, 2010-present; Summer Associate, 2009
  • Research Assistant, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 2008



Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, J.D., cum laude, 2010

Honors & Activities: Moot Court, Board of Governors; ABA National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition, 2009; NYC Bar National Moot Court Competition, National Quarterfinalist Regional Best Brief Award, 2009; Journal of Law and Health, Managing Editor; Dean’s List


John Carroll University, B.A., English, International Studies Concentration, 2002


John Felice Rome Center, Loyola University Chicago

Community Involvement
  • United Way Young Leaders Corporate Chapter, Co-Chair
Awards & Distinctions

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2016-18

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2010

Memberships & Affiliations

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, Executive Council, Member; Young Lawyers Section, Member