ProfessionalsChristopher L. Filburn
An associate in the Litigation Department, Christopher Filburn has been involved in a number of complex civil litigations, including securities, contract and class action disputes. He also has substantial experience representing both debt and equity holders in Chapter 11 cases and related restructuring proceedings.
In federal and state court, Chris has represented financial institutions, private equity funds and leading companies in the insurance and cable industries. He has substantial appellate experience, has been an author of several briefs before the Second Circuit and the New York Appellate Division and he argued to New York's 3rd Department in Hamilton v. New York State Division of Parole, Index No. 6463-2011 (3d Dep't 2013). Chris's pro bono experience also includes several asylum matters and successfully obtaining summary judgment in favor of a non-profit environmental advocacy group as to all claims in a contract dispute with the group's outside vendor.