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Christopher Barrett Wick

Christopher Barrett Wick

Practice areas:

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Litigation, Oil & Gas, Contracts & Agreements, Partnership

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About Me

I am a corporate restructuring and bankruptcy partner with Hahn Loeser and Parks LLP.  I also have substantial experience representing and advising companies, buyers, and investors in all aspects of distressed and insolvency situations.  I have counseled 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


Using a strong network of local counsel, I practice across the United States.  He has represented parties in the restructuring, reorganization or sale of complex business in an array of industries, including automotive, agriculture, telecommunications, logistics, manufacturing, real estate, and steel.  I 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.


I'm admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and Western District of Michigan.  I have written articles for the ABI Journal and other periodicals on issues arising out of Chapter 11 cases. I regularly have been listed in the “Ohio Rising Stars” by Ohio Super Lawyers since 2005, is a member of the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2007, and a former finalist for Inside Business magazine’s Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers.


I have participated on the executive board of the Friends of the Achievement Centers for Children since 2007, which organizes the organization’s “A Most Excellent Race” event.  In addition, I regularly provide pro bono legal representation through the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s Bankruptcy By-Pass Program and volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.



Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 50%
  2. Oil & Gas: 15%
  3. Litigation: 15%
  4. Partnership: 10%
  5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%

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Contact Info

200 Public Square.
Suite 2800
Cleveland, OH, 44114




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarOhio Super Lawyers2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHahn Loeser & Parks, LLP2003 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bankruptcy InstituteMember2004 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation Manual, Section EditionThe Intersection of Intellectual Property Law and Bankruptcy Law2014
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal"Now UCITA, Now You Don't - A Practitioner's Observations"2004


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington and Lee University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Washington and Lee UniversityJournalism and Mass CommunicationBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
William J. O'Neill Bankruptcy Institute"Distressed Sales - Has Chapter 11 Become Let's Make a Deal?"2014
Financial Poise WebinarThe Intersection of Bankruptcy and IP Law2014
American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Conference"Caveat Emptor: The purchase and Sale of Debt in Bankruptcy"2014
American Bankruptcy Institute Webinar"The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Law"2013
American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic Conference"The Intersection of Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Law2013