Christine A. Okike represents debtors, creditors, equity holders, investors, sellers, and purchasers in all stages of complex restructuring transactions, including prepackaged, prearranged and traditional Chapter 11 cases, out-of-court workouts, distressed acquisitions and cross-border proceedings. Christine has a broad range of experience across a number of industries, including automotive, sports, entertainment, retail, energy, real estate, financial institutions, transportation, travel, health care, media and telecommunications.

She was named as one of Crain’s New York Business’ 2021 Notable Women in Law, as well as an “Emerging Leader” by The M&A Advisor in 2019 and “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts in 2018. In 2017, Christine was inducted into the International Insolvency Institute NextGen Leadership Program, which recognizes the most prominent rising stars in the international insolvency area. She also was selected in 2017 as an “Emerging Leader” in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s inaugural 40 Under 40 initiative.


Memberships & Affiliations

Member, Committee on Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization of the New York City Bar Association

Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

Christine represents a number of nonprofit organizations and individuals on a pro bono basis and sits on the board of directors of Lawyers Alliance for New York, the junior advisory board of Her Justice and the advisory board of Legal Outreach.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • California


  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2008
  • Brown UniversityB.A.2005