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Christopher E. McNeely - Attorney and Counselor

Christopher E. McNeely has practiced law in Michigan since 1991 and in Illinois since 1993.  Mr. McNeely focuses his practice on assisting financial institutions and companies, their principals and individuals through the complex areas of business and real estate transactions, business torts, and bankruptcy issues.

Mr. McNeely represents large and small financial institutions in commercial real estate, financial transactions, workout planning and assets protection matters.  He has handled numerous real estate and asset transfer closings as well as stock purchases.  Mr. McNeely is skilled at navigating the most complex of legal issues comprehensible to the clients he advises.

Mr. McNeely has continued to expand his practice in commercial workouts and bankruptcy issues that face financial institutions.  He is adept at handling large portfolios of commercial and consumer matters and commercial bankruptcies under Chapter 11 and Chapter 12 filings.  Also, he has extensive experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy issues.

Mr. McNeely has been admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Michigan.  He has been admitted to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.  Mr. McNeely is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, Illinois State Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Commercial Law League of America, and is the past president of the Rochester Bar Association.  Additionally, he serves on the Real Property Section Committee on Mortgages and Financing Documentation, as well as the Title and Conveyances Committee for the State Bar of Michigan.  Additionally, Mr. McNeely is active in community organizations, including serving as president of the parish counsel, finance council, and capital campaign fund for SS. John and Paul Catholic Church and as president of the Aberdeen Community Association.  Mr. McNeely recently successfully argued before the Michigan Court of Appeals an issue of first impression validating the priority of the UCC over Michigan probate allowances in a commercial secured transaction, published at:  In Re Lundy, 291 Mich App 347, 804 NW 2d 773, 73 UCC Rep Serv 2d 476 (2011).



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