Christopher focuses his practice on creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, workouts, and commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on landlord-tenant disputes, foreclosure litigation, international commercial arbitration, and asset recovery. He routinely represents institutional lenders, bankruptcy trustees, floor plan lenders, pharmaceutical distributors, creditors’ committees, property managers, and other business entities.
He strives to advocate persistently and effectively on behalf of his clients and to advise his clients on how to achieve their desired outcomes in a sound, creative, and cost-effective way. Having previously served as law clerk for the Honorable Bruce I. Fox, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Chris often considers a case from the perspective of a judge, and then formulates the best strategy for aggressively advancing his client’s interests.
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
Columbia College, Columbia University, A.B.
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
Member, Philadelphia Bar Association
Member, Camden County Bar Association
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Named to the “Pennsylvania Rising Stars” list by Thomson Reuters for creditor/debtor rights (2021)*
Named to “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” list for Litigation – Bankruptcy by Best Lawyers® (2021)*
Author, “Under Financial Pressure, Colleges Face a Complex Balancing Act in the Weeks Ahead,” August 14, 2020
Author, “Using PPP Proceeds as Collateral for Other Loans—Implications for Borrowers and Secured Lenders,” April 17, 2020
Honorable Bruce I. Fox, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania