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.
Greater Cleveland Partnership LEAD Member
United Way Young Leaders Corporate Chapter, Co-Chair
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
State of Ohio, 2010
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Past Executive Council Member; Young Lawyers Section, Member
Construction Employers Association, Member