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Robert N.H.  Christmas, Esq.

Robert Christmas is a partner of Nixon Peabody LLP, and has practiced bankruptcy law and litigation for over 30 years. He has represented clients in virtually all the major financial and municipal bankruptcies of the last three decades, including Lehman Brothers, the City of Detroit, and Enron. In his transactional practice, he represents commercial and governmental clients in a wide variety of settings involving public bond debt, SPE securitizations and other highly complex public and private financing structures, from drafting securitization legislation, transaction structuring, to review/preparation of financing opinions, investor disclosures and other issuance-related matters. In his litigation practice, he represents clients in the Federal Bankruptcy, District and Circuit courts nationwide, with a focus on litigations, appeals and cross-border disputes, as well as before the New York State courts and in other contested matters (such as arbitrations). Robert has published and provides expert commentary in media nationwide, including in The Wall Street Journal, Bond Buyer, Governance, the New York Law Journal, the ABI Journal, The Deal and Fortune, and on CNNfn, Canadian Television, and Bloomberg Radio. He has lectured for many organizations, including the National Federation of Municipal Analysts, California Society of Municipal Analysts, Practicing Law Institute, Women in Public Finance, multiple regional Bond Buyer conferences, Municipal Analysts of Greater New York, and the American Corporate Counsel Association.

Programs by Robert N.H.  Christmas, Esq..

Procedural gaps between the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and federal bank rehabilitation procedures caused one of the destabilizing features of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy cases, which was the immediate and damaging termination of Lehmans financial contra...

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