Chris Dickerson is a partner in the Corporate department at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Chicago office. His practice includes the representation of a variety of clients in complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings and insolvency matters, including purchasers of and investors in distressed companies and lenders to and creditors of such companies and other special situations.
Mr. Dickerson has assisted numerous large corporations both inside and outside chapter 11, including Ameriserve, Antioch Holdings, Atlas Energy, Babcock & Wilcox, Caesars Entertainment, Circuit City Stores, CIT Group, Comdisco, Diamond Brands, Delphi Automotive, Inc., Edison Mission Energy, Inc., Extreme Plastics Plus, Goss Graphics, Harnischfeger, HomePlace Stores, Jitney Jungle Stores, Mark IV Industries, Orius, PCMC, Reddy Ice, Refco, Trico Solutions, US Airways, Vanguard Natural Resources, Washington Group International, and Zenith Electronics.
Mr. Dickerson has also assisted numerous investors in and acquirers of distressed assets including Angelo Gordon, Black Diamond Capital Management, Deerfield Capital Management, Guggenheim, HIG Capital, Hilco Global, Macquarie Capital, Madison Industries, Silverpoint Capital, Victory Park Capital Advisors and Versa Capital Management. He also often assists both institutional and alternative lenders in workouts and other situations including Bank of America, BMO Harris, BNP Paribas, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Monroe Capital, THL Credit, and Wells Fargo.
Mr. Dickerson frequently lectures and writes on restructuring topics, including prepacks, mergers and acquisitions in distressed situations, distressed investing, fiduciary duties of board of directors, zone of insolvency issues, confirmation issues and general and basic bankruptcy analysis.
Military Service Following graduation from the United States Naval Academy, Chris was a naval flight officer in the US Navy for 11 years, assigned to Fighter Squadrons 101, 142 and 124.
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Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 46 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 05, 2017
Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 47 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 08, 2016