Christopher L. Carter focuses his practice on cross-border insolvency matters, bankruptcy, complex litigation, and distressed debt claims trading matters. Chris has experience representing investors and lenders throughout the capital structure such as secured lenders, debtor-in-possession lenders, and bondholder groups in all aspects of restructuring including post-petition financing, claim and plan negotiations, adversary proceedings, and settlements.
Chris represents shareholders, bondholders, secured creditors, vendors, and other participants in bankruptcy and workout matters. Chris’ work includes advising a group of holders of untendered Argentine sovereign bonds in connection with their “pari passu” rights and advising creditors in restructurings in Brazil, Mexico, and Spain.
Counsel to first lien and DIP lenders with more than $2 billion in holdings in Energy Future Holdings and related cases (Bankr. D. Del.)
Counsel to secured creditor in City of Detroit, Michigan (Bankr. E.D.Mich.)
Counsel to creditors and proposed DIP lenders in Lightsquared Inc. et al. (Bankr. SDNY)
Litigation counsel to intervenor noteholders, Export-Import Bank of the Republic of China v. Grenada (SDNY)
Counsel to Anadarko and Kerr-McGee in Tronox v. Anadarko (Bankr. SDNY 2012)
Counsel to debtor in In re Evergreen Solar, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.)
Counsel to lender in Sagecrest Holdings (Bankr. D. Conn.)
Counsel to Bank of America in appeal of setoff judgment in In re Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. (SDNY)
Boston College, 2006, Bachelor of Arts
Villanova University School of Law, 2010, Juris Doctor
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US District Court for the District of Massachusetts