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Christopher Fisher’s practice focuses primarily in the banking and real estate areas with an emphasis in commercial lending, commercial workout and restructuring, asset-based lending, factoring and commercial leasing. Mr. Fisher represents lenders and borrowers in developing, drafting, negotiating and maintaining commercial loan documentation. He regularly represents lenders and distressed borrowers in crisis management and strategic planning in connection with distressed credit defaults. His work includes negotiating and documenting forbearance agreements, workout agreements, turnaround plans and other related agreements and documentation. In addition to standard commercial and industrial matters, Mr. Fisher represents national and regional lenders in specialized finance, workout and restructuring matters including hotel, aircraft, golf course, sports franchise, oilfield services and other complex commercial transactions and workouts.

Mr. Fisher has experience in the representation of commercial real estate investors and operators in leasing, development, financing, construction and other real estate matters. He has represented private owners and non-profit entities in multifamily acquisition, sale, refinance and preservation. Mr. Fisher represents regional, national and international lending institutions in a wide variety of commercial real estate loan transactions, workouts and restructurings.

Mr. Fisher was formerly a certified Minnesota arbitrator and is a former elected official in the City of Parkville, Missouri. He is published on the topic of conflict management and theory in the area of Major League Baseball labor relations. He currently serves as the Vice President of the Executive Board of the Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission, is a long-standing member of the Civic Advisory Board of Park University and is the Chairman of the Parkville, Missouri Ethics Commission. He is a member of the real estate and business law sections of the American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association and Minnesota State Bar Association.

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