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Christian A. Pereyda
Of Counsel
PROFILE
AFFILIATIONS
PUBLICATIONS
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Christian's Profile

Christian helps clients with complex transactional, litigation, and advisory work related to debtor-creditor relationships, including restructuring through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court workouts. He has represented parties in complex litigation arising in bankruptcy proceedings, and in other federal or state courts; advised lenders on distressed and alternative finance; and advised owners and lenders in connection with restructurings and workouts. Christian also helps clients navigate corporate law, real estate, commercial finance, and loan documentation issues arising in distressed-debt scenarios.

Christian is an active member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and serves on numerous committees relating to his areas of expertise. In addition, he has authored numerous articles that have been featured in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s newsletters.

Christian received his J.D. and LL.M. degrees from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2017, where he served as Acquisitions and Research Editor for the Law and Psychology Review and won first place in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s eighth annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition. Christian also represented the University of Alabama School of Law at the twenty-fifth Annual Judge Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.

Christian's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

Professional Affiliations

  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
    • Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Asset Sales Committee
    • Bankruptcy Litigation Committee
    • Business Reorganization Committee
    • Commercial Fraud Committee
    • Emerging Industries and Technology Committee
    • Real Estate Committee
    • Secured Credit Committee
    • Young and New Members Committee
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association

Civic Organizations

  • Rotaract Club of Birmingham
    • Annual Report Chair
  • Magic City Harvest
    • Junior Board Chairman

Christian's Publications

Are Cryptocurrencies True Currencies? Evaluating Cryptocurrencies Under § 550, American Bankruptcy Institute Bankruptcy Litigation Comm. Newsletter (January 2019)

Distinction Without Difference: Substantial Certainty Under § 523(a)(6), American Bankruptcy Institute Commercial Fraud Comm. Newsletter (August 2018)

Real Estate Sales Free and Clear of Unexpired Leases Under § 363(f),  American Bankruptcy Institute Business Reorganization Comm. Newsletter (July 2018)

Is Undue Hardship an Undue Burden? An Argument in Favor of Presumptive Non-Dischargeability for Federal, but Not Private, Student Loans in Bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Institute Journal 40 (June 2016).

Christian's Speaking Engagements

CONTACT
T 205.254.1854
F 205.714.6440
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BAR ADMISSIONS
State Bar:Alabama
EDUCATION

The University of Alabama School of Law (2017, J.D., LL.M., Law and Psychology Review, Acquisitions and Research Editor, 2017 Judge Conrad B. Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, Extern for the Hon. Jennifer Henderson, Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama, Western Division)

Birmingham-Southern College (2013, B.A. in Philosophy)

March 12, 2019
Maynard Cooper & Gale Adds New Talent To The Bankruptcy And Restructuring Practice
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