Christopher R. McDowellShareholder
Christopher’s practice focuses on criminal and commercial-related litigation as well as real estate transactions. This work includes all levels and all stages of criminal and civil proceedings. In addition, he is heavily involved with commercial landlord tenant law from leasing to evictions.
He has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients across a broad-range of legal issues from commercial disputes to employee theft and loss. He advises, defends and represents individuals and corporations under investigation by federal and state regulatory agencies and has taught criminal law and criminal procedure for both the University of Maryland and Central Texas College. Christopher has successfully represented criminal defendants all over the world in matters ranging from murder, espionage and bank robbery to traffic violations.
Christopher regularly teaches landlord tenant law to other lawyers at seminars. He is widely recognized for his skill in handling complex commercial eviction actions and has been involved in some of the most high profile cases in Hamilton County in the last decade. Much of what he does in this area does not make headlines as Christopher is often able to successfully negotiate a resolution between the landlord and tenant preventing litigation.
- J.D. West Virginia University College of Law
- B.A. Marshall University
Articles, Publications & Lectures
Editor, Colonial Newsletter, published by the American Numismatic Society.
Honors & Recognition
2015 Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation
- State and Federal Court Litigation
- Class Actions – State and Federal Securities Laws
- Class Actions – Shareholder Rights
- Class Actions – Officer and Director Duties
- Class Actions – Fraudulent Investment Practices and Financial Services Claims
- General Commercial Law
- Business Dispute Resolution