Christopher M. Candon

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Christopher M. Candon

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Phone: 603.627.8168
Fax: 603.641.8768
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Practice Focus

Chris focuses his practice on the problems of financially distressed companies, representing debtors, creditors, committees, purchasers, landlords and trustees in out-of-court restructurings, Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations. He also has experience in the negotiation and documentation of key business contracts and complex commercial transactions, including secured and unsecured financings, letters of credit, DIP and exit financing transactions. Chris maintains a business litigation practice that involves all aspects of bankruptcy law, including contested plan confirmation, relief from stay, valuation, cash collateral and DIP financing hearings, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation.

Sample Matters
  • Counsel to a biopharmaceutical manufacturer of radiotherapeutic drugs for use in oncology. Represented company in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Counsel to a nationwide operator of car washes, quick lube centers, gas stations, and convenience stores with liabilities of $130 million. Represented company in its successful Chapter 11 reorganization.
  • Counsel to a manufacturer of flexible packaging in the United States and Canada with sales of $150 million. Represented company in selling its business, on a going-concern basis, under Chapter 11.


B.S., St. Lawrence University
J.D., cum laude, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law


In 2005 Chris received the Denis Maguire Pro Bono Award from the Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) of the Boston Bar Association for his representation of VLP clients. Chris has been named a New England Super Lawyers 'Rising Star' by Law and Politics and Boston Magazine.

Memberships and Admissions

Chris is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York, and before the United States District Courts for the District of Massachusetts and the District of New Hampshire and the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Third Circuits. He is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Turnaround Management Association. Chris is the Co-Chair of the Communications Committee of the Bankruptcy Section of the Boston Bar Association. He frequently lectures and authors articles and program materials for these and other associations on various bankruptcy and insolvency topics.

Practice Areas
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Business Litigation
Distressed Assets
Alternative Dispute Resolution

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