Chris focuses his practice on the problems of financially distressed companies. Chris frequently represents debtors, creditors, committees, purchasers, landlords and trustees in workouts, 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.
Chris has completed the ABI/St. John’s University bankruptcy mediator training program. He serves as a mediator in state and federal civil litigation as well as provides mediation services in bankruptcy cases. Chris frequently lectures and authors articles and program materials for these and other associations on various bankruptcy and insolvency topics.