Cabot C. Christianson

Cabot C. Christianson

  • Bankruptcy, Business Law
  • Alaska
Claimed Lawyer Profile

I am a lifelong Alaskan (born in Sitka), have practiced law in Anchorage for 44 years, and am currently a solo practitioner. My practice encompasses all aspects of commercial law, with an emphasis in bankruptcy, debt restructuring and workouts. I represent creditors, Chapter 11 business debtors, and Chapter 7 trustees, and also provide mediation and arbitration services.

1975 B. A. Swarthmore College (High Honors)
1978 J. D. Stanford Law School

Publications : When Worlds Collide: Alaska Native Corporations and the Bankruptcy Code, 6 Alaska Law Review 73 (1979), co-author.

Selected cases and reported decisions:

Alaska Urological Institute, P.C. v. Small Business Administration, 619 B.R. 689 (D. Alaska 2020); Alaska district court decision granting permanent injunction against SBA; SBA’s excluding bankruptcy debtors from PPP loan program was arbitrary and capricious.

In re Tercon Investments, Ltd., (2015) 11 consolidated Chapter 15 cases; only Chapter 15 cases ever filed in Alaska.

In re Mortensen: represented Chapter 7 trustee to utilize Section 548(e) to avoid transfer of property by solvent trustor to self-settled trust outside state law; 2011 WL 5025249 (Bankr. D. Alaska, 2011).

In re Haida Corporation (1985): first Alaska Native Corporation to file Chapter 11.

In re Bonham: represented Chapter 7 trustee in Ponzi scheme case;
229 F. 3rd 750 (9th Cir. 2000) (substantive consolidation), 251 B.R. 113 (Bankr. D. Alaska, 2000)(granting summary judgment on the existence of Ponzi scheme).

Practice Areas
Business Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alaska Bar Association
ID Number: 7811089
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Professional Associations
Alaska State Bar  # 7811089
- Current
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Alaska State Bar  # 7811089
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Contact & Map
911 W 8th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Telephone: (907) 230-8160