Christina Craige represents debtors, secured lenders, and bond insurers in a variety of restructuring and insolvency-related matters, including chapter 11 and chapter 9 proceedings.

Ms. Craige regularly prepares and guides companies through complex chapter 11 proceedings. Her work includes:

  • Drafting and negotiating sale documents and requests for court approval of section 363 asset sales
  • Negotiating and securing court approval of debtor-in-possession financing facilities and use of cash collateral
  • Negotiating, drafting, and implementing chapter 11 plans of reorganization

Ms. Craige advises clients in distressed situations across industries including:

  • Automotive
  • Energy exploration and production, and related services
  • Hospitality
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Print and film media
  • Real estate
  • Retail and consumer products

Ms. Craige’s experience includes advising in the following public matters:

  • Real Mex Restaurants (chapter 11; client; Debtors)*
  • Key Energy Services (chapter 11; client, Debtors)*
  • Lee Enterprises (chapter 11; client, Debtors)*
  • R.H. Donnelly (chapter 11; client, Debtors)*
  • Federal Mogul (chapter 11 and UK Administrations; client, Debtors)*
  • The Flintkote Company (chapter 11; client, Debtors)*
  • Chicago National League Ball Club (chapter 11; client, Debtor)*
  • Metropolitan Automotive Warehouse (chapter 11; client, official creditors committee)*
  • North Country BBQ Ventures (chapter 11; client, secured lender)*
  • Olympic Sales (chapter 11; client, Brunswick Corporation as purchaser)*
  • In re S&B Surgery Center (chapter 11; client, Fortress Credit Corp. as litigation defendant)*
  • In re Fundamental Long-Term Care (chapter 7; client, General Electric Credit Corp. as litigation defendant)*
  • City of Stockton, California (chapter 9, client, Assured Guaranty as bond insurer)*
  • City of San Bernardino, California (chapter 9, client, Assured Guaranty as bond insurer)*
  • Town of Mammoth Lakes, California (chapter 9, client, creditor)*
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Title III (PROMESA), client, Autonomy Capital)

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2006
  • MBA, Yale School of Management, 2006
  • BA, Rutgers University, 2001
    summa cum laude