Craig Martin is a partner at DLA Piper and has spent his legal career working on complex distressed situations. Craig has represented numerous parties in a variety of cases, including equity committees, committees of unsecured creditors, bank groups, indenture trustees and debtors. He has also advised purchasers of assets in bankruptcy auctions and court-approved sales and frequently provides bankruptcy-specific advice in complex mergers and acquisition situations involving distressed entities.
While Craig has appeared in the bankruptcy courts all across the US, his work frequently focuses on cross-border situations. He has acted as counsel in cases in Canada, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, Spain, Bermuda, the Dominican Republic, Africa, the UK and Argentina. Craig has also acted as first-chair litigation counsel in a number of cases involving terms of bond indentures, such as x-clauses, permitted indebtedness clauses and other covenants.