Christopher Beaucage is a finance associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Restructuring & Special Situations Practice.

Mr. Beaucage primarily handles corporate bankruptcy and restructuring matters, including the representation of debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in both chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Beaucage was a finance associate at another leading law firm. He also clerked for Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella of the Supreme Court of Canada and for Chief Justice Marc Noël of the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada.

Mr. Beaucage’s experience includes representing:

  • Libbey Glass Inc., a glass tableware maker, in its chapter 11 filing.in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
  • Mallinckrodt, a major global specialty pharmaceutical company, in its chapter 11 restructuring relating to its opioid-related liabilities
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as left lead arranger and administrative agent, in a US$1.5 billion secured reserve-based revolving and term loan exit credit facility for Gulfport Energy
  • The ad hoc group of holders of, and indenture trustee for, unsecured legacy bonds in the chapter 11 cases of iHeart Communications Inc. a diversified media and entertainment business*
  • CLMG Corp. and LNV Corporation, affiliates of Beal Bank, as the agent and lender, respectively, for a revolving credit facility with White Eagle Asset Portfolio, LP, as borrower, in connection with the chapter 11 cases of White Eagle and certain of its affiliates*
  • The ad hoc group of holders of, and agent for, first lien loans in the Trident Holding Company chapter 11 cases, a medical diagnostics company*
  • Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as administrative agent, under a US$900 million asset-based revolving credit facility in the chapter 11 cases of Neiman Marcus Group and its affiliates*
  • The prepetition first lien secured lenders in the chapter 11 cases of NorthEast Gas Generation, LLC and its affiliates, owners, and managers of natural gas-fired electric generating facilities*
  • The Maxus Liquidating Trust, which filed a 23-count complaint seeking approximately US$14 billion in damages from YPF, S.A., Repsol, S.A., and various affiliates for claims arising in connection with YPF’s purchase of Maxus Energy Corp. in 1995 and Repsol’s purchase of YPF in 1999*

 *Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Ontario

Education

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall, 2016
  • Juris Doctor – National Program (J.D.), University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, 2015
    summa cum laude
  • Licentiate in Law (LL.L), University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, 2014
    summa cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English