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Matthew R. Chasar


Matthew Chasar

Matt practices in business advising, business formation, commercial and civil litigation, bankruptcy, and simple estate planning. He has substantial experience in the wide variety of business transactions, disputes, and compromises that are necessary in representing today’s businesses.

Matt’s background is in business litigation, and he regularly appears in state and federal courts. He is licensed in all Ohio Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Matt regularly takes a litigation matter from inception, develops a litigation plan and strategy, and efficiently executes upon it to reach a client’s desired result. He has argued cases in courts both locally and across the country. Matt has tried cases or argued issues in state trial, probate, and appellate courts, as well as the Ohio Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He has also made appearances in state and federal trial courts in California, Oklahoma, and Kentucky.

Matt’s litigation experience has allowed him a wide understanding of many business issues—and he realizes that good lawyering before problems arise can lead to the best client outcomes. As his understanding of businesses has grown, so has his practice. Numerous businesses, including those in the construction materials, aggregate, trucking, logistics, entertainment, development, manufacturing, contracting, merchandising, and medical industries now call themselves clients of Reardon & Chasar, LPA. Whether it is turning an opportunity into an enforceable agreement, reviewing a problem with a fresh prospective, or assisting a client’s growth objective, Matt enjoys business advising, and the opportunity for real and relatively low-cost assistance. The relationships that often develop are one of the lasting benefits of practice.

Matt also works with entrepreneurs to create legal structures that minimize risks and provide the greatest opportunity to maximize returns. His understanding of business functions and their legal implications gives him the ability to provide practical advice on organizational and operational issues for new businesses. Matt regularly forms new businesses, as well as affiliates and subsidiaries, as part of his practice.

Matt is on the Planning Committee for the Cincinnati Bar Association, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Bluegrass for Babies, Inc., a local 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and Cincinnati Bar Association. He resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife and three daughters.

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