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Christian Fischer


Advises clients on the financing aspects of restructuring matters, including out-of-court and in-court restructurings and liability management transactions.

With a focus on restructuring finance, Christian represents funds, banks, financial institutions and other parties on a broad range of matters. These include prepackaged, pre-arranged and free-fall bankruptcies, debtor-in-possession facilities and exit financings, out-of-court debt restructurings, debt document amendments, and special opportunity and liability management transactions.




Ph.D., Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Institute for Law and Finance
  • summa cum laude
LL.M., New York University School of Law
  • Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar

Professional history

  • Davis Polk since 2017
  • Counsel, Simpson Thacher, 2015-2017
  • Associate, Simpson Thacher, 2011-2014
  • Associate, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, 2008-2011
  • Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2005-2008

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
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