Mr. Christopher Gartman
BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL
CHRIS is counsel in the firm’s Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy group, where he represents chapter 11 debtors, purchasers, equity-holders and creditors in a wide range of matters. Some of his notable representations include the debtors in the Patriot National, CST Industries, Republic Airways and Delta Petroleum chapter 11 proceedings; the trustee for Lehman Brothers Inc. in its SIPA liquidation proceedings; the purchasers in the MSR Resorts, NE Opco and Scout Media chapter 11 § 363 sales; certain defendants in multibillion- dollar adversary proceedings in the Adelphia Communications Corp. and Lyondell Chemical Co. cases; the examiner in North General Hospital’s chapter 11 case; and debtors and creditors in a number of out-of-court workouts.
Chris has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers every year since 2012 and is a co-author of Examiners in Bankruptcy Cases: A Guide for Examiners, Courts and Practitioners.
Chris is a former Division I College and U.S. National Team ice hockey player, and he routinely applies the lessons learned in the sports environment to help coordinate workstreams within a case and while supervising his team. To that end, he enjoys giving junior associates real responsibility, mentoring and motivation.