Christopher St. Marie

Christopher W. St. Marie


200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

Christopher W. St. Marie focuses his practice on business litigation, complex commercial disputes, and construction law, and is experienced in counseling clients on a wide variety of litigation matters, including breach of contract, business tort and negligence claims, insurance coverage issues, real estate and construction litigation, bankruptcy, collections, commercial equipment lease/loan enforcement, patent infringement, franchise issues, and claims for the return of stolen or illegally exported art.  He is fully engaged in all aspects of case development and trial preparation in state and federal proceedings, arguing motions, engaging in mediation, and taking and defending depositions, with extensive pleading and dispositive motion experience.

First arriving at Hahn Loeser as a summer associate in 2009, Chris has come full circle, now serving as chair of the firm’s summer associate program.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP, 2019-present; Associate, 2010-18; 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

Greater Cleveland Partnership LEAD Member


United Way Young Leaders Corporate Chapter, Co-Chair

Awards & Distinctions

Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, 2024


Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Communications Law; Litigation – Construction, 2021-22


Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2016-20

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2010

Memberships & Affiliations

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


Construction Employers Association, Member