Christine L. Swanick

Phone212.634.3051

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Finance
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Syndicated Credit Facilities
  • Tribal and Indian Law
  • Financial Services
 
University Boston College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1990 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Arizona, J.D., 1995
 
Admitted1996, Arizona; 2001, California; 2004, District of Columbia; 2005, New York; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; United States District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Lecturer in Law for NALSA section Legal Practice Workshop, Adjunct Faculty Member, Columbia Law School, 2014

 
Biography

Christine Swanick is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy practice group in the firm's New York office.

Areas of Practice

Ms. Swanick concentrates her practice in the area of commercial financing and other credit transactions, including commercial loans, letter of credit facilities, syndicated credit facilities and note and bond financings, especially in the area of tribal-related financing projects. Additionally, Ms. Swanick advises on restructuring of tribal debt. She also represents tribes and entities doing business with tribes in contractual, gaming, regulatory and economic development matters. Her work puts her in regular contact with federal decision-makers, including attorneys at the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Honors

•Ranked Leading Individual in Native American Law by Chambers USA, 2008-2014

•Ranked Up-and-Coming Individual in Native American Law by Leading Lawyer, Chambers USA, 2006, 2007

•Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2014

•Elected as a fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

 
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U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community et al.
Christine L. Swanick,Wilda Wahpepah, June 13, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a 5-4 decision today in a case with implications for Tribal-State relations and the resolution of disputes under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, 25 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq. (“IGRA”). The Court in Michigan v. Bay Mills...

Interior’s Carcieri Opinion Means More Diligence for Trust Land Development Projects
Christine L. Swanick,Wilda Wahpepah, March 19, 2014
The Office of the Solicitor of the Department of the Interior has issued a legal opinion (the “Opinion“) to the Secretary of the Interior interpreting the statutory phrase “under federal jurisdiction” in the Indian Reorganization Act, 25 U.S.C. § 461 et seq. (1934),...
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Christine L. Swanick


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