Christopher Mirick

- Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Mr. Mirick's practice focuses on the areas of business reorganizations and debtors' and creditors' rights. He has represented debtors, creditors, acquirers, landlords, and equity holders, both in and out of court, across a wide array of industries, including energy, telecommunications, health care, retail clothing, retail home goods, home d├ęcor, groceries, graphics arts and printing supplies, computer software, internet security, and biotechnology research and development. In addition, Mr. Mirick has represented private equity clients in connection with acquiring, selling and reorganizing both domestic and international portfolio companies, and mezzanine lenders and private equity investors in defending fraudulenttransfer and breach-of-duty claims asserted in connection with companies to which they have extended credit or invested equity.

In the 2011 edition of IFLR1000, clients praised Mr. Mirick, noting that he demonstrates "tremendous leadership skills" and has "very innovative solutions." Mr. Mirick is the co-author with Professor Lynn M. LoPucki of Harvard and UCLA law schools of "Strategies For Creditors In Bankruptcy Proceedings," which is currently in its fifth edition. He is also a frequent writer and speaker on bankruptcy topics, in both industry and academic publications and forums.

Mr. Mirick served as the co-chair of the Bankruptcy Law Section of the Boston Bar Association from 2004 to 2006. From 2002 to 2004, he was co-chair of the Pro Bono Committee of the Bankruptcy Law Section, and in 2003 he received a Special Achievement Award from the Bankruptcy Law Section in recognition of his pro bono efforts.