J. Christian Nahr

J. Christian Nahr

  • Partner
  • Corporate
  • New York
  • T:   +1.212.859.8264
  • F:   +1.212.859.4000
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J. Christian Nahr is head of Fried Frank's global Leveraged Finance Practice, resident in the Firm's New York office. He joined the Firm in 1997 and became a partner in 2005. Mr. Nahr has also worked in the Firm's London and Paris offices.

Mr. Nahr represents private equity sponsors, corporations, hedge funds and investment banks in a broad array of complex cross-border and domestic financing transactions.  He has significant experience representing borrowers in leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings, recapitalizations and restructurings.  Mr. Nahr's practice includes advising on syndicated secured facilities, second lien loans, mezzanine financings and private placements.

Honors & Awards

Mr. Nahr is recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in Banking & Finance. He is also recognized by Legal 500 in Finance: Bank Lending and IFLR1000 in Banking as “Highly Regarded.”

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York; Frankfurt, Germany (as a Rechtsanwalt)

Practices & Industries


New York University School of Law, LLM – 1994
Free University of Berlin, LLB – 1992
  • with honors


  • German
  • French
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