Chris practices in the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Practice Group and has experience in handling debtors and creditors in state, federal district, and bankruptcy courts.
Chris represents lenders, borrowers, debtors-in-possession, liquidators, buyers, creditors, consultants, lessors, contractors, trustees, and receivers in every aspect of business bankruptcy and insolvency law, including the negotiation, structuring and documentation of complex commercial loans and related transactions, as well as in out-of-court workouts and related restructurings. He also litigates and provides clients with advice in connection with the structuring of complex lending and other commercial transactions.
Chris is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Tennessee State Bar Association, the Texas State Bar Association, the American and Birmingham Bar Associations, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the Defense Research Institute, and the Transportation Lawyers Association. Since 2010, Chambers USA selected Chris as a Leading Practitioner in the area of Bankruptcy/Restructuring. He has also been selected for inclusion in Alabama Super Lawyers listings since 2011 and is listed in Best Lawyers in America.
Chris is a founding member of the Alabama Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association. He is also a past member of the Executive Board of the National Turnaround Management Association.
During law school, he was an Editor for the Alabama Law Review, a Hugo Black Scholar and a member and past president of the Moot Court Board.