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Christopher Houlihan
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work: (212) 682-0020 ext. 207
Putney Twombly Hall & Hirson LLP
521 Fifth Avenue New York, NY, 10175USA
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CHRISTOPHER M. HOULIHAN has had over thirty-five years of experience in litigation and general corporate law. He has litigated in the state and federal courts in various jurisdictions throughout the United States representing clients in civil trials and appeals involving commercial matters, will contests, trust disputes, construction claims, government contracts, securities issues, surety bonds, bankruptcy issues, banking, shareholder disputes, corporate and partnership dissolutions, insurance claims, product liability claims, maritime disputes, ERISA litigation and civil rights claims. Mr. Houlihan has represented individual and corporate clients involved in contract disputes in Europe and Latin America. He has appeared as counsel in arbitrations or hearings before the American Arbitration Association, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals and various city, state and federal government agencies. He has acted as trial counsel to major national banks and several municipalities. Mr. Houlihan has corporate experience representing domestic, foreign and international corporations and has served as counsel to national trade associations, foundations, charities and other not-for-profit organizations. He has represented cooperative corporations and condominium associations and been involved in major commercial real property transactions as well as landlord/tenant and secured lender representation. Mr. Houlihan received his law degree from New York Law School, and his undergraduate degree from Marquette University.  He is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia as well as the United States Supreme Court, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third and Federal Circuits, the United States Claims Court and the United States District Courts for New York (Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts), the District of Columbia, Connecticut and Vermont.  He has lectured at the New York Bankers Association, the New York County Lawyers Association, the New York State Bar Association and before various trade groups and philanthropic organizations.  He has served on the national panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and the trustees' panel of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.  He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.