Tyson Crist is a partner in Ice Miller’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Group. He represents debtors, creditors, creditors' committee, government agencies and other parties in both commercial and individual bankruptcies. This includes a wide array of litigation and other bankruptcy proceedings that he has prosecuted and defended under chapters 7, 11 and 13 of the bankruptcy code. He also has expertise in, has published articles on, and has litigated, jurisdictional and sovereign immunity issues that arise in connection with bankruptcies. In addition, he has experience in litigating, and has written and spoken on, the eligibility of governmental entities to file bankruptcy and how bankruptcy can impact both governmental plans and beneficiaries.
For the past two years he has been the Chair of the Ohio State Bar Association's Banking, Commercial & Bankruptcy Law Committee. And prior to that he served as Chair of the Bankruptcy Law Subcommittee for two years. He has also been involved with recent legislative updates to both Ohio's receivership and foreclosure statutes, has spoken extensively on those topics, and has represented various parties in those types of state court proceedings, primarily in the commercial context.
Tyson enjoys both the opportunity to swiftly resolve matters for clients through negotiation and the opportunity to fight for the client's rights in court when agreement is not possible. Given his areas of practice, he is attuned to handling matters always mindful of the cost-benefit and end result.
He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers® in America
, now 11 years running, in the practice areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy. He has also been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of Bankruptcy/Creditor-Debtor Rights for 2011 and 2013, and has been selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer for 2014-2017.