Christopher F. Graham
J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School
Partner, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Professor Graham is a partner at Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC. Prior to that, he was a partner at McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP’s New York office. A graduate of Georgetown University and the London School of Economics and Political Science, Professor Graham received his J.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is a frequent speaker on bankruptcy subjects, served as Chair of the Real Estate and Law School Committees of the American Bankruptcy Institute and a two term Director of the American Bankruptcy Institute. He is the creator and Director of the ABI’s Bankruptcy Medal of Excellence program. His representative experience includes bankruptcy counsel to the FDIC and/or the RTC in the following bankruptcies: Drexel Brunham Lambert, Inc.; Allied Stores and Federated Stores Inc.; Braniff Airlines. He has played major roles in the Chapter 11 cases of Global Crossing, Enron, Regency Group and Continental Airlines. He is author of A Fair Chapter 11 Process Requires Organized Creditors’ Participation, 1 AM. BANKR. INST. L. REV. 389 (1993).
Professor Graham teaches Reorganizations Under Chapter 11 with Judge Bernstein and Professor Rosen.