Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Chris is a creditor's rights attorney with extensive experience in high stakes insolvency and bankruptcy-related litigation. He routinely represents creditor clients in commercial litigation, fraudulent transfer and preference actions, contested bankruptcy matters, lender liability claims, commercial foreclosures, executions, replevin actions and prejudgment seizures. Chris has also successfully represented lender clients in numerous complex workouts and restructurings outside of court.
Chris’s recent engagements include representing HealthSouth Corp. in the collection of a $2.9 billion judgment against its former CEO, Richard Scrushy; defense of BB&T in avoidance litigation brought by the bankruptcy trustee of The Colonial BancGroup, Inc., seeking to claw back $324 million in assets acquired by BB&T from the FDIC as the Receiver of Colonial Bank; and defense of HealthSouth in a fraudulent transfer action brought in Alabama state court by the holder of a $376 million consent judgment against a former subsidiary of HealthSouth.