Trials and Commercial Litigation


Chris has obtained dismissal of putative class action brought against large home improvement contractor and national franchisor alleging claims of false advertising and unfair business practices

Always focused on winning results, Reeder McCreary, LLP has a nationwide complex commercial trial and litigation practice. In an aggressive yet strategic manner, Reeder McCreary successfully represent clients in a vast array of industries including real estate, hospitality, franchising, sports, health care, entertainment, construction, and other investments. 

Reeder McCreary utilize a focused team methodology to trials and commercial litigation.  This method, as opposed to spreading out a case among multiple lawyers with a discrete knowledge base, assures that every lawyer on the case, knows the case.  This approach can and has accommodated any size trial or litigation and leads to the best results.  It is also far more efficient than the normal approach to large litigation utilizing multiple lawyers. 

The proof is in the wins. 

At trial, Chris has obtained winning results for both plaintiffs and defendants ranging from large corporations to individuals in a broad variety of cases for, among others, real estate developers, real estate investment companies, commercial borrowers and lenders, medical management companies, investment firms, health care providers, and individual members/partners/shareholders/investors. To date, Chris' clients have won every trial that has gone to a verdict.

For example, Chris won a jury verdict for a medical management company against an operating partner including an award of punitive damages.  Chris won a defense jury verdict for an investment company against claims brought by a former investor.  Chris won a plaintiff's bench verdict on behalf of an investor against a commercial hard money lender.  Chris won a defense bench verdict in favor of a commercial lender against a former owner in a lender liability case asserting over $10 million in damages.

In litigation, Chris has successfully prosecuted and defended claims for real estate developers, hospitality companies, fiduciaries, entertainment celebrities, commercial borrowers and lenders, numerous diverse business partners, and an entertainment business management company.

For example, Chris has successfully litigated against billion dollar private equity funds, financial institutions, and a major international sports conglomerate on behalf of clients such as partners/members, investors, and a large corporation with an international franchise network.  Chris has  obtained results ranging from numerous multi-million dollar settlements, to eliminating an over $49 million preferred return claimed to be owed by a private equity fund and exiting it for less than one-half of its initial investment, to obtaining a release for real estate developers of an over $100 million guarantee and complete loan modification related to a major sports complex. 

Chris has also prosecuted individual and derivative claims for the minority owner of an aviation maintenance and repair company against the majority shareholder resulting in a favorable buy out of the client's interest in the corporation.  

Full Service Business, Trial & Litigation Firm

Reeder McCreary, LLP is a full service business, trial, and litigation firm. Reeder McCreary Professionals deliver winning results in cases ranging from bet-the-company litigation to general business disputes. Chris Reeder also acts as general counsel to several companies and high net worth individuals.