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    Nelson Crichton thinks it’s a good day in the office when he solves a difficult problem for a client that at the beginning of the day seemed impossible.  Regional and national financial institutions appreciate his head for numbers and business acumen.  Nelson’s responsive, efficient, and reasonable approach to transactions makes him an ideal choice for banks and their clients who want to get a deal done.  He has completed transactions for expansion, operating capital, and acquisitions in a number of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and real estate. He works closely with bankers and their customers to develop capital solutions that protect lenders and make the process easier for borrowers. 

    Memberships & Awards

    Pennsylvania Rising Star® 2016-2020
    Ohio Rising Star® 2012-2014

    Key Experience

    Represented regional lending institution in an $8 million loan secured by operating assets for the acquisition of a competing manufacturing company
    Counsels franchisees and franchisers in food and beverage and service industries on issues, such as entity formation, negotiating franchise agreements and development agreements, and regulatory compliance
    Advised a commercial real estate client in the sell and disposition of a mixed-use facility, including a shopping center

    Work Experience

    2020 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2018-2020 Dinsmore Shohl LLP
    2014-2019 Metz Lewis Brodman Must O'Keefe LLC
    2008-2014 Thompson Hine LLP
    2006-2008 Buchanan Ingersoll