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Christofer C. Fattey

Partner; Financial Services Industry Leader; Banking & Finance Practices Leader
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  • New York

College of the Holy Cross, B.A.

University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Chris is the head of our Banking and Finance Practice Area. He represents borrowers and credit providers on a wide variety of debt transactions. He also counsels the Firm’s business clients on financing needs and corporate structure.

Chris regularly works with our bank and borrower clients on senior secured and unsecured corporate credit facilities, syndicated lending transactions, acquisition financings, asset-based loan matters, high-yield debt facilities, and factoring and receivables sales transactions. In addition, Chris is a key member of our Canada-US Cross Border practice and works regularly on all types of cross-border financing matters.

With a strong background in real estate, Chris also has deep experience in commercial real estate financing and economic development. He has significant experience in a variety of real estate related financing matters including construction and project financing, hospitality financing, health care facility development, renewable energy projects, public private partnerships, and institutional debt issuances. Chris works regularly with members of our bond counsel team representing institutional borrowers and lenders on tax-exempt bond financing matters. 

Chris exclusively practices U.S. law and is admitted to practice in New York.


  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America, (Banking & Finance Law) 2022 - 2024
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers (Banking) 2019 - 2023
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Fellow, 2018
  • Buffalo Business First 40 Under 40 honoree, 2016
  • Leadership Buffalo Class of 2015

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  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America

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  •  Board Member, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
  •  Former President and Member, Board of Directors: Hasek's Heroes