Kristopher M. Hansen - Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Kristopher M. Hansen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Kris Hansen is the Chair of Stroock's nationwide Financial Restructuring Group. Known as a dealmaker and a consummate tactician with an expansive market knowledge, Mr. Hansen also is considered to be a brilliant litigation strategist. Throughout his career, he has guided his clients through numerous proceedings in bankruptcy and appellate courts across the country, as well as through many out-of-court situations. Mr. Hansen is a frequent panelist and lecturer on restructuring topics before corporate, professional and CLE audiences.

Additional Information

Experience REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS Some of Mr. Hansen's notable creditor representations include the following:
  • AMF Bowling Worldwide, Inc. (ad hoc committee of first lien term lenders)
  • Aquilex Holdings (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company I and II (ad hoc committee of convertible noteholders)
  • Brookstone Company, Inc. (ad hoc committee of second lien noteholders)
  • Calpine Corporation (ad hoc committee of convertible noteholders)
  • Caraustar Industries (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Caesars Entertainment Corporation  (ad hoc group of first lien lenders)
  • Dana Corporation (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Dayton Superior (official creditors' committee)
  • Fairpoint Communications (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Harry & David (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp (ad hoc committee of  noteholders)
  • Indiana Downs/Indiana Live! (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Intermet Corporation (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • Interstate Bakeries (largest shareholder)
  • K-V Pharmaceutical Company (official creditors’ committee)
  • Lear Corporation (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
  • LightSquared Inc. (secured creditor)
  • Lone Pine Resources (certain noteholders)
  • Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (certain noteholders and backstop parties)
  • Morris Publishing Group (ad hoc committee of noteholders)
Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Fordham UniversityBS 1992Fordham UniversityJ.D. 1995

Office Location

180 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038-4982
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Committee Representation)