Christopher (Chris) R. Bryant

Christopher (Chris) R. Bryant

New York

Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 212 909 0626

Fax +1 212 918 3100

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Chris Bryant works with clients to navigate the complex matters facing their business. His unique skillset is backed by his global experience. Chris's comprehensive knowledge in dealing with complex markets helps position him to effectively and efficiently achieve clients' business objectives.

He advises on in-court or out-of-court restructurings, distressed asset deals, liquidations, work-outs, foreclosures, other enforcements of creditors' rights, and related litigation. Working diligently to present valuable solutions to solve the most pressing challenges is at the heart of his practice.

Chris partners with secured and unsecured creditors, agents, debtors, foreign liquidators and receivers, investors, equity holders, sellers and purchasers of distressed assets, DIP lenders, and committees to provide critical advice and insight on matters involving domestic and cross-border assets, rights, and proceedings.

Education and admissions


J.D., St. John's University, 2000

B.A., State University of New York Empire State College, 1996

Bar admissions and qualifications

New York

Representative experience

Represented receiver of EB Brands in liquidating intellectual property assets, inventory, accounts receivable, and resolving claims and litigation against estates.

Represented distressed oil production in connection with liquidation of assets and settlements with first and second lien lender groups.

Represented Samsung Heavy Industries in connection with drillship contracts in Seadrill Chapter 11 case.

Represented Drivetrain as litigation and liquidating trustees following the Abengoa/Abeinsa Chapter 11 cases.

Represented aircraft parts consignors in cross-border consignment transactions.

Represented foreign liquidators in liquidating Chapter 11 and Chapter 15 cases of Inverness Distribution involving a 363 sale of foreign film rights.

Represented numerous DIP lenders in traditional DIP loans and "DIP to own" scenarios.

Represented Broadway Partners in its Chapter 11 liquidation involving plan sale of two residential towers in Washington, D.C.

Represented international banks in connection with enforcement of rights against diamond and jewelry distributors.

Represented "bad banks" in connection with divestitures of assets including interests in toll roads and real property.

Represented an international bank in connection with U.S. law aspects of foreign litigation concerning multi-borrower credit facility and guaranty.

Represented foreign receiver in connection with U.S. law aspects of complex, international fraudulent conveyance litigation.

Represented debtor/foreign liquidators in liquidating a Chapter 11 case involving plan sale of two commercial towers in Manhattan.

Represented a publicly held borrower in refinancing of loan facility secured by Manhattan hotel.

Represented agents and lenders in connection with work-outs of distressed loans and related enforcement action.

Represented sophisticated investors in connection with investment decisions in distressed municipal bonds.

Represented a foreign bank in UCC foreclosure and simultaneous sale of U.S. assets securing defaulted loan facility.

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