Christopher D. Cathey

A veteran litigator with over two decades of experience in and out of the courtroom, Chris handles matters for his clients on a national basis relating to financial services, real estate, foreclosure, and creditors’ rights litigation. He represents individuals and companies ranging from Fortune 500 entities to entrepreneurial businesses in a wide variety of business litigation matters.

Chris also has significant experience handling claims involving directors’ and officers’ liability, tort and professional liability, employment and non-competition and trade secret litigation.

Education & Credentials

Education

University of Cincinnati College of Law

J.D., 1999

University of Florida

B.A., 1994

Bar Admission

  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Ohio

Acknowledgements

  • Ohio Super Lawyers®
    • Rising Stars Edition, 2006-2007, 2009-2013
  • Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers, Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Council of Cincinnati
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Community Involvement

  • Youth basketball, baseball and soccer coach

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Publications/Presentations

  • “The Inception & Destruction of Attorney Client Privilege & Attorney Work Product Protections,” Fall Forum & Expo, Association of Credit and Collection Professionals International, Nov. 5, 2015
  • “Debt Buying: Prove it! Verification & Proof of Assignments,” 74th Annual Convention & Expo, Association of Credit and Collection Professionals International, July 2013
  • “The Ten Commandments of Witness Credibility,” Renaissance Symposium IV, Litigation Counsel of America, 2011
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