Karl also represents creditors and debtors in pre-bankruptcy restructurings, reorganizations and workouts. Additionally, he works closely with corporate clients in structuring and negotiating complex commercial transactions, including domestic and international supply and distribution agreements, purchase contracts, joint ventures and technology agreements.
Karl is an active member of the American, Ohio and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations. He is ranked in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 in Banking and Finance Law. He is described as “very intelligent, reasonable and a careful lawyer.” Chambers also said that “peers describe him as a hard worker, who definitely has a bright future ahead of him.” Karl also is selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2006-2019) in the area of Banking and Finance Law. He has been recognized as a 2018 Elite Dealmaker in the banking practice area by IFLR1000, the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.
He began his tenure with Calfee in 1992, becoming a partner in 2002.
- 614.621.7790 - Columbus
- Commercial Business and Finance
- Business Restructuring and Insolvency
- Information Technology
- Energy Industry Team
- University of Idaho School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1992
- University of Utah, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1989
- State of Ohio