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Christopher Adams

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EDUCATION
Baylor University School of Law, J.D. 1999
PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Judicial Intern to the Honorable Wesley W. Steen of the United States Bankruptcy Court the Southern District of Texas, 1999
Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, P.C., 1999 - 2000
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, 2000 - 2003
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, 2003 - 2007
BAR ADMISSIONS
State of Texas, Admitted 1999
Federal District Court for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circui
MEMBERSHIPS
American Bar Association
Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section
The Turnaround Management Association
AWARDS AND HONORS
Thomson Reuters-Texas SuperLawyers Rising Star, 2005-2007

With experience representing large, publicly traded entities and institutional & corporate creditors in some of the country’s largest Chapter 11 cases to date, Christopher Adams has distinguished himself to clients and peers alike. Currently, Christopher focuses on corporate reorganizations and restructurings, acquisitions of assets in bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, civil litigation, and business transactions.

Before forming Okin Adams, Christopher practiced at the law firms of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, and Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, P.C. where he gained valuable experience in business reorganization, business transactions and general commercial litigation. Christopher also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Wesley W. Steen of the United States Bankruptcy Court the Southern District of Texas.

Christopher has been named a “Rising Star” from Super Lawyers from 2005 to 2007, and was selected as one of Houston’s Top Lawyers by H Texas Magazine from 2013 to 2014. Christopher’s clients have come to appreciate his zealous representation tempered by his practical approach to solving their legal and business problems.


Representative Bankruptcy Experience:
Counsel to the Debtor, Cygnus Oil & Gas, Inc. (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, Amcast Automotive, Inc. (Indiana)
Counsel to the Debtor, Souper Salad, Inc. (Arizona)
Counsel to the Debtor, Edinburgh Baseball Club (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, JoeAuto, Inc. (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, Texas Petrochemicals, Inc. (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., (Hawaii)
Counsel to the Debtor, Agrifos Fertilizer, L.P (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, Venturi Technologies Inc. (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Debtor, Alma Energy Corp./Equinox Oil Company, Inc (Louisiana)
Counsel to the Debtor, Dow Corning Corporation (Michigan)
Counsel to the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee, Sterling Chemicals, Inc. (S.D. Tex)
Counsel to the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee, Metals, U.S.A. (S.D. Tex)

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