Chris represents companies, hedge funds, banks, creditors and other strategic parties in a wide range of corporate restructurings, including in connection with prepackaged and traditional bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts, debtor-in-possession financings and section 363 sales.
- Purdue Pharma in connection with its chapter 11 restructuring that seeks to effectuate a comprehensive settlement of more than $40 trillion of asserted claims.
- Ad hoc group of senior secured lenders and DIP lenders in connection with the Expro Group’s prepackaged bankruptcy
- Pernix Therapeutics in its comprehensive out-of-court restructuring and pre-arranged chapter 11 case
- Ad hoc group of second lien noteholders in connection with SandRidge Energy’s restructuring and pre-arranged chapter 11 case
- Ad hoc group of term lenders and DIP lenders and the term loan administrative agent in connection with the restructuring of Essar Steel Algoma, including through a CCAA proceeding and a chapter 15 case
- Ad hoc group of senior secured term lenders in connection with Cambrian Coal LLC and certain of its affiliates
- Citibank, N.A. as administrative agent and collateral agent, and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as sole lead arranger and bookrunner, for $692 million of debtor-in-possession credit facilities for Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and certain of its affiliates and Citicorp North America, Inc. as the agent for the debtors’ prepetition credit facilities
- The first-out debtor-in-possession financing lenders and pre-petition ABL lenders in connection with the chapter 11 proceeding of RadioShack
- Comcast in connection with the involuntary bankruptcy of Houston Regional Sports Network, L.P.
- The agent for the approximately $3.9 billion pre-petition senior secured credit facility in the chapter 11 cases of Cengage Learning, Inc. and certain of its affiliates
- Patriot Coal and its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 cases
- Pinnacle Airlines and its affiliates in connection with their chapter 11 cases
- John J. Galgay Fellow
- Counsel, 2019-present
- Associate, 2011-2019
Qualifications and Admissions
- State of New York
- U.S. District Court, S.D. New York