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Christopher D. Cathey '99 Joins Roetzel’s Cincinnati Office as Partner


(Cincinnati, Ohio, March 19, 2012) – Roetzel is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Cathey has joined the firm’s Cincinnati office as a partner. Mr. Cathey is a trial attorney who has more than 12 years of litigation experience.  He focuses his practice in business and commercial litigation, employment litigation and financial institution litigation. 

Mr. Cathey regularly defends and prosecutes claims on behalf of banks, finance companies, equipment lessors, debt buyers and other financial services providers in consumer and commercial disputes.  In addition, Mr. Cathey has substantial experience representing companies and individuals in a broad range of complex business litigation matters, including director and officer liability claims, commercial real estate and non-competition and trade secret litigation.

“The depth of knowledge and experience Chris brings to the firm will be a great asset to our clients,” said Eric Bruestle, Partner-in-Charge of Roetzel’s Cincinnati office. “I’m pleased to welcome him to the firm.”

Mr. Cathey has been consistently selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Star” by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, and he is a Fellow in both the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mr. Cathey is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association and Cincinnati Bar Association, as well as the ACA International, Members’ Attorney Program (MAP). He is admitted to practice law in Ohio, Kentucky and Florida.

About Roetzel

Founded in 1876, Roetzel is a law firm with 13 offices throughout Ohio, Florida, Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C. The firm has more than 200 attorneys who provide comprehensive, integrated legal counsel in more than 40 different areas of law, and practice both nationally and internationally.