The law firm of Wickens, Herzer, Panza, Cook & Batista law firm has announced the addition of Christopher W. Peer

Christopher Peer PictureAttorney Christopher W. Peer has joined the Business Organizations & Tax Department at WHP and advises clients on the legal implications of business and commercial decisions.  His experience extends beyond general corporate matters to include expertise in financing transactions, commercial issues and ERISA. 

Mr. Peer also represents parties with distressed debt concerns both in and out of bankruptcy.  He has guided debtors through successful Chapter 11 processes.  He has also represented lenders, creditors and creditors’ committees.  Moreover, he is experienced in representing ownership, directors and officers in a corporate distress situation. 

Mr. Peer was recognized in 2009 through 2013 as an Ohio Rising Star and in 2014 and 2015 as an Ohio Super Lawyer (Bankruptcy and Business/Corporate Law). 

Mr. Peer received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and his juris doctorate from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law magna cum laude.  Mr. Peer and his family reside in Strongsville, Ohio.