Adam J. Biehl, Member

Adam J. Biehl
T 614.229.3214
F 614.221.0479
Columbus Office
T 614.221.3155
F 614.221.0479

Adam has extensive experience in banking and commercial lending, including structured warehouse financing, commercial real estate, and asset-based lending. He also focuses on general corporate matters, such as mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, trademarks, and intellectual property rights.

Furthermore, Adam handles commercial real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions, and leasing, as well as debtor-side business bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution, creditor rights, foreclosures, receiverships, and bankruptcy proceedings.

With his practical approach to each case he works on, Adam is a reliable and strategic legal advisor to his clients.

Noteworthy Experience

  • Advised Chapter 11 debtors on bankruptcy issues ranging from pre-petition operations and initial filing to confirmation and consummation of plan of reorganization.
  • Advised commercial lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors in connection with bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations.
  • Advised plaintiffs and defendants in commercial bankruptcy litigation.
  • Participated in Judicial Externship Program with Bankruptcy Judge, 1995.
  • Drafted documentation for, and assisted in negotiating and closing, commercial loans on behalf of both lenders and borrowers.
  • Assisted in negotiating and closing leveraged buyouts, warehouse loans and other commercial lending transactions.
  • Advised national and state banks on issues regarding the organization of bank/financial holding companies; drafted documentation for organization of bank/financial holding companies and shepherded applications through federal and state agencies.
  • Advised national and state financial institutions on regulatory matters before federal and state regulatory agencies.
  • Advised major hospital network regarding corporate restructuring of network affiliates and drafted documents to accomplish portions of the restructuring.
  • Drafted and assisted in negotiating organizational and other documents for a reorganization and acquisition that created the seventh largest real estate firm in nation.
  • Drafted documentation for, and assisted in negotiating and closing, mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations of both public and private corporations.
  • Drafted and negotiated various business contracts, including contracts for employment, consulting, non-competition and confidentiality, sales of goods and services, secured loans, software license and development, and website terms.
  • Advised clients on choice of entity issues and documented formation of new business entities.

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, Kiwanis Club of Columbus
  • Board of Trustees, 2002-2004
  • Member, Prince of Peace Church, Dublin, OH
  • Volunteer, LifeCare Alliance/Meals on Wheels
  • Member of Operazzi (support group for Opera Columbus)
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association, Bankruptcy Committee
  • Presenter, "Buy-Sell Agreements," Corporate Basics 1999 (OSBA Continuing Legal Education Institute, 1999)


  • The Ohio State University College of Law (J.D., 1995)
  • Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A., magna cum laude, History, 1991)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio