Christopher M. McDermott

Phone212 504 6184

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Finance
  • Corporate Banking Law
  • Debt & Claims Trading
  • Distressed Finance
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6184
Fax: 704 348 5200
University Williams College, B.A., cum laude, 1982
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Admitted1987, New York; 1999, North Carolina

Chris McDermott's principal practice involves the representation of commercial banks and other financial institutions in commercial lending and other financing transactions, including general secured and unsecured lending transactions, syndicated bank financings, refinancings, leveraged buy-outs and other acquisition financings, commodity, energy and other asset-based lending transactions, hedge fund financings, and distressed, debtor-in-possession and exit financings. He serves financial clients in New York, Charlotte and other markets.

He graduated from Williams College, cum laude, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Duke Law Journal. Chris has been recognized by the Legal 500 in the Bank Lending practice area.

Chris is admitted to practice in the States of New York and North Carolina and is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Bar Association, and the North Carolina State Bar.

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News Releases

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014


Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014


Clients & Friends Memos

The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions

Jun 22, 2011


Changes to the Regulation of Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers Under Title IX of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Sep 01, 2010 (Also in Charlotte, NC Office)

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Christopher M. McDermott

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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