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Christopher Reuscher Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America

August 15, 2017

Roetzel is pleased to announce that Christopher P. Reuscher has been named 2018 Akron Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America © , one of the oldest and most highly regarded peer review publications in the legal profession. Only one lawyer in each practice area from each community is honored as “Lawyer of the Year,” making them top in their field. Best Lawyers ® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting thousands of confidential peer-review surveys. Lawyers honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Mr. Reuscher leads the firm’s Corporate, Tax & Transactional practice and is the Co-Partner-in-Charge of the Associates for the firm. Additionally, Mr. Reuscher has received the Best Lawyers ® nod in the Business Organizations and Corporate Law categories since 2016.

Mr. 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.

Mr. 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.

Roetzel’s Corporate, Tax & Transactional 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 of over 30 partners, associates, and paralegals across the firm’s nine offices located nationwide.


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