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    Biography

    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

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

    Key Experience

    Represented borrowers and lenders in a wide variety of financing transactions, including, secured and unsecured commercial financing transactions (including syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, senior and subordinated credit facilities, cross-border transactions, asset based credit facilities, acquisition financing, real estate financing, loan restructurings and workouts)
    Experienced with syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, senior and subordinated credit facilities, asset based credit facilities, acquisition financing, real estate and construction financing, loan restructurings, workouts and other complex financing transactions
    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

    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