Chris Niekamp

Chris Niekamp

Chris Niekamp engages in a diverse Commercial and Corporate Law practice.

Chris has represented national and local banking institutions, large corporations and small businesses, debtors and creditors in all phases of Bankruptcy and Collection matters.

He has experience handling large and small Chapter 11 cases on behalf of Secured Lenders, Debtors, the Creditors’ Committee and the Trustee. He has represented numerous large and small companies in issues ranging from start-up through dissolution, employment law issues, collection, real estate litigation, real estate acquisition, commercial lease documentation, mergers and acquisitions, and shareholder disputes.

He has experience handling commercial and residential foreclosures and has negotiated and prepared documents for corporate mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, wind down, forbearance agreements, condominium documents, commercial leases, non-profit 501 (c)(3) documents, employment agreements, shareholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and close corporation agreements.

In addition to his Bankruptcy and Corporate Law experience, Chris has a niche practice in Entertainment Law.

Chris is a member of IR Global’s international professional network. This allows him to better serve his clients in cases with a national or international nexus by drawing on expertise from jurisdictions around the world. For more information, visit our International Business Page or IR Global’s website.

Educational Background

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law,
    J. D., 1990
  • University of Western Ontario School of Law,
    Exchange Program
  • Miami University,
    B.S., 1987
Chris Niekamp

Areas of Practice


Niekamp, Weisensell,
& Mastrantonio, LLP
The Nantucket Building
23 S. Main Street, Third Floor
Akron, Ohio 44308
Phone: 330-434-1000
Fax: 330-434-1001

Awards & Affiliations

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