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Christopher L. Perkins

Member

Overview

Christopher Perkins practices in all aspects of bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, business reorganizations, workouts, and commercial litigation. His bankruptcy practice involves the representation of Chapter 11 debtors, lenders and other secured creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, receivers, lessors and vendors. Christopher’s commercial litigation experience includes the handling of cases involving the Uniform Commercial Code, lender liability, fraudulent conveyance and business torts, landlord-tenant disputes, construction and mechanic’s lien litigation, real estate litigation and commercial broker lien disputes, insurance coverage, and malpractice actions. He has significant trial and appellate experience as well as in alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

Representative Matters

  • Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of LandAmerica Group, Inc., in chapter 11 liquidation proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Potomac Supply Corporation in chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to Ad Hoc Committee of Equity Security Holders of Penn Virginia Corporation in chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to DXC Technology in Sears, Holdings Corporation, and Purdue Pharma, L.P. chapter 11 proceedings in Southern District of New York.

  • Counsel to DXC Technology in Freds, Inc., Insys Therapeutics, Inc., and Celadon Group, Inc. chapter 11 proceedings in the District of Delaware. 

  • Counsel to Enterprise Services Caribe, LLC in Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Title III proceedings in the District of Puerto Rico. 

  • Counsel to consortium of landlords and vendors in Toys “R” Us, Inc. chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to consortium of landlords and vendors in Gymboree Group, Inc. chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to consortium of landlords and vendors in Circuit City Stores, Inc. chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia. 

  • Counsel to consortium of landlords and vendors in Movie Gallery, Inc. chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia. 

  • Counsel to McKinsey & Company in Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to Debtor, Dominion Paving, Inc., in chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to Debtor, The Glebe, Inc., in chapter 11 proceeding in the Western District of Virginia.

  • Counsel to Peabody Energy in Patriot Coal Corporation chapter 11 proceeding in the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Richmond Bar Association: Judiciary and Finance Membership Committees
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Awards and Recognition:

  • Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Business Lawyers Bankruptcy/Restructuring, 2016-2018
  • Listed among The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013- 2019.
  • Recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyer in Bankruptcy: Business, 2013-2018
  • Recognized as a Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, 2008-2012
  • Listed in Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” for Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights, 2009-2017
  • Winner, 1997 McNeil Law Society Writing Competition

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