Roetzel has named Akron Partner Christopher P. Reuscher to lead the firm’s Corporate and Business Services Practice Group. Reuscher is also the Co-Partner in Charge of the Associates for the firm.
“Chris is an exceptional lawyer and a natural choice to lead our growing business practice,” said Robert E. Blackham, Partner-in-Charge of the Cleveland Office, President and National Practice Group Chair. “Moreover, his knowledge of the current business climate and unique insight into navigating a client's way to the successful closing of a transaction, whether it be a sale or an acquisition, is truly an extraordinary talent. I am more than confident that Chris will take our Business Practice to new levels and can only say that our firm is fortunate to have him steering at the helm of this group.”
“I am both honored and excited to have been named chair of the Corporate and Business Services Group. The members of our group are some of the best attorneys at their craft. I look forward to working closely with each of them as we continue to grow and move towards our goal of becoming one of the top tier business practices in the United States.”
Roetzel’s Corporate and Business Services Group encompasses multiple legal service areas, including Corporate Law, Securities Transactions & Regulations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, International Business, Taxation, and Estate Planning, among others. The Group comprises nearly 30 partners, associates, and paralegals across the firm’s 11 offices located nationwide.
Reuscher's practice focuses on corporate and business law. He has significant transactional experience with complex business mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity financings, leveraged buy-outs, and recapitalizations. He has represented both public and privately held companies at various stages of growth and has provided clients with day-to-day counseling on sophisticated business matters and securities law compliance. He has worked extensively with private equity, subordinated debt and venture funds as well as the portfolio companies of such funds. He has also been a speaker and author on various corporate and private equity related matters. Reuscher received his J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law and earned his B.A. from Malone University where he received First Team All-American honors in golf. He is an inductee into both the Massillon Perry High School Athletic Hall of Fame and the Malone University Athletic Hall of Fame.