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C. Christopher Newberg

C. Christopher Newberg

Business and Litigation Attorney in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Employment Law, Insurance Claims ...
  • Michigan
Claimed Lawyer Profile

Chris Newberg is an attorney at Kuiper Kraemer PC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris helps individuals and businesses work through a wide range of legal issues, including pursing and defending lawsuits, overseeing complex business transactions, drafting and reviewing contracts, and working through intellectual property and entertainment deals.

Chris represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of disputes throughout Michigan and beyond. He has considerable experience in the federal court system, representing clients in employment, intellectual property, insurance, and business cases. In the state court system, Chris helps clients with cases of all shapes and sizes, ranging from collections cases to insurance claims to partnership disputes to personal injury/wrongful death matters to cases involving allegations of fraud and theft. While much of his litigation experience comes from working on complex lawsuits, there is no case too big or too small for Chris.

From the courtroom to the boardroom, Chris works with Michigan businesses on a variety of formation, governance, compliance, employment, transactional, and related legal matters. He helps dozens of clients start and structure new businesses every year and frequently works with those same clients as their companies grow and evolve. Chris works very closely with the governing boards and executive staff of corporate clients on a wide range of various legal matters that come up in the course of business, ranging from ground level HR matters to multi-million-dollar mergers and acquisitions.

Chris is one of Michigan’s few entertainment attorneys with actual, first-hand experience in the entertainment industry. Chris knows that to properly represent entertainers, you must not only know the law, but also the business. Whether it’s helping a new artist get started in business, working through complex intellectual property licensing issues, or negotiating publishing and record deals, Chris can help.

Practice Areas
Entertainment & Sports Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Cannabis & Marijuana Law
Marijuana Business Formation, Medical Marijuana
Trademark Litigation, Trademark Registration
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Intellectual Property
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Fee structures generally depend on the type of case. Feel free to contact me for more information.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Michigan
ID Number: P79025
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6th Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Kuiper Kraemer PC
Contact & Map
Kuiper Kraemer PC
Grand Rapids
180 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Telephone: (616) 454-3700
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