William G. Chris

William G. Chris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Akron, OH

Roderick Linton Belfance LLP
 | 50 S. Main Street, 10th Floor
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: 330-434-3000
Fax: 330-434-9220
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017, 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (10%),
  • Insurance Coverage (10%),
  • Creditor Debtor Rights: Business (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Past President of the Akron Bar Association.  Past President of the Ohio Chapter of the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators 2016-2017.

    About William Chris

    Admitted: 1985, Ohio

    Professional Webpage: http://www.rlbllp.com/william-chris

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Florida 1986

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Board Member- Akron Bar Association 2006-2009;Akron Bar Association Bar Grievance Counsel 2009- 2012; Past Board Member- Ohio Chapter National Association of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) 2009-2010; Past National Board Member- National Association of Professional Insurance Investigators (NSPII) 2005-2007; Macedonian Businessmens Club; Prosecutor City of Hudson, Ohio
    • Past President of the Akron Bar Association 2018-2019. Managing Partner Roderick Linton Belfance LLP  , 2019

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Speaker, Akron Bar Association Las Vegas Workers Compensation Seminar Las Vegas 2018 on Professionalism and Law Practice Transition; Ethics Seminar District 11 Meeting 2009 and 2012; Frequent speaker on Ethics and Professionalism for the Akron Bar Association; Presenter NSPII National Insurance Seminar 2011 and NSPII Ohio Insurance Fraud Seminar 2011


    • UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALSFOR THE SIXTH CIRCUITR. ALEXANDER ACOSTA, Secretary of Labor,Plaintiff-Appellee,v.CATHEDRAL BUFFET, INC.; ERNEST ANGLEY,Defendants-AppellantsNo. 17-3427Appeal from the United States District Courtfor the Northern District of Ohio at Akron.No. 5:15-cv-01577—Benita Y. Pearson, District Judge.Argued: December 6, 2017Decided and Filed: April 16, 2018, 2017

    Representative Clients:

    • University of Akron; Kent State University; City Yellow Cab of Akron; City of Green, Ohio; Crystal Clinic, Inc.

    Educational Background:

    • University of Akron College of Fine and Applied Arts (BA) 1982North Canton Hoover High School 1978

    Industry Groups

    • Past President Akron Bar Association July 2018-June 2019
    • Past President Ohio Chapter Of The National Society Of Professional Insurance Investigators
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    Office Location for William G. Chris

    50 S. Main Street
    10th Floor
    Akron, OH 44308

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