Christopher

D. Johnson

Shareholder
700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

Professionalism. Integrity. Responsibility. These are the core values instilled in Chris as an officer in the United States Army, and they are key strengths he brings to his law practice.

Chris specializes in complex commercial bankruptcy matters, representing corporate debtors, official and ad hoc committees, creditors, contract counter-parties, asset purchasers and other parties. He also handles a wide variety of related litigation matters, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation. Chris has a proven track record of achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients, who benefit from his depth of experience, insight, and determination.

During his military career, Chris served as a pilot and executive officer of an air ambulance detachment. He flew more than 200 missions in the United States and Thailand, rescuing and transporting civilian and military patients. He later served as an air planning operations officer in support of the United States Army III Corps, and commanded a medical task force with assets in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.

After witnessing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, Chris’ strong sense of duty and desire to serve his community led him to volunteer with Team Rubicon, an international disaster response nonprofit organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Houstonia Magazine – Top Lawyer (2013, 2015-2016)
  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Rising Stars (2006)
  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2019-2020)
  • Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award)
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Service Star
  • Army Service Ribbon
  • Overseas Service Ribbon
  • Expert Field Medical Badge
  • Army Aviator Badge
  • Air Assault Badge
  • Memberships

    • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Houston Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section (Former President)
    • Team Rubicon (Volunteer)

Overview

Professionalism. Integrity. Responsibility. These are the core values instilled in Chris as an officer in the United States Army, and they are key strengths he brings to his law practice.

Chris specializes in complex commercial bankruptcy matters, representing corporate debtors, official and ad hoc committees, creditors, contract counter-parties, asset purchasers and other parties. He also handles a wide variety of related litigation matters, including breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent transfer and preference litigation. Chris has a proven track record of achieving the best possible outcomes for his clients, who benefit from his depth of experience, insight, and determination.

During his military career, Chris served as a pilot and executive officer of an air ambulance detachment. He flew more than 200 missions in the United States and Thailand, rescuing and transporting civilian and military patients. He later served as an air planning operations officer in support of the United States Army III Corps, and commanded a medical task force with assets in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.

After witnessing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, Chris’ strong sense of duty and desire to serve his community led him to volunteer with Team Rubicon, an international disaster response nonprofit organization that unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly provide relief to communities in need.

Experience

  • Trustee Representation

    Represented  John DeGroote Services, LLC, as Liquidating Trustee to the BearingPoint, Inc. Liquidating Trust, in a $55 million settlement against former Directors

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  • Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation

    Obtained confirmation of a Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization for HII Technologies, Inc. (“HII”) (OTCBB: HIITQ) and its subsidiaries in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for

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  • Committee Representation

    Represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Gulf Fleet Holdings, et al., filed in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana.

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