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About Christie

Christie Latimer focuses on real estate matters, representing developers, borrowers, owners and lenders in the acquisition, development, financing and divestiture of large commercial and industrial projects. She has experience in office, retail and mixed-use projects.

Additionally, Christie works on sophisticated financial transactions, where she focuses on loans, structured financing and financial assets and related regulatory matters.


Recent Notable Matters

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank — as agent to the lenders in the $2.44 billion letter of credit facility and approximately $544 million in funded debt for McDermott International in the successfully completed emergence from bankruptcy  

Crédit Agricole — $2.8 billion financing facility in prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring transaction for McDermott International, as agent to revolving debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders

Crédit Agricole — $1.7 billion new financing for McDermott International which includes immediate access to $650 million of financing comprised of $550 million under a term loan credit facility and $100 million under a letter of credit facility, as lead arranger and revolving administrative agent

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. — acquisition of 100 percent of the equity interests in U.S. Oil & Refining Co. and certain affiliated entities for $358 million, including a 42,000 bpd refinery, a marine terminal and associated logistical system in Tacoma, Washington

Affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. — strategic investment with Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP in forming a joint venture to invest in core infrastructure assets

East Texas Medical Center Healthcare System — sale of substantially all assets to Ardent Health Services, including a network of 9 hospitals, 39 clinics, 2 inpatient facilities, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, physician clinics, 2 emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, and an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and 4 helicopters. In connection with the acquisition, Ardent and The UT Health Science Center formed a partnership and will invest more than $125 million in the new UT Health East Texas health system to support operations and fund improvements.



Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law,
cum laude
University of Oklahoma,
B.A., Political Science
summa cum laude
University of Oklahoma,
B.A., Journalism and Public Relations
summa cum laude

Bar Admissions



Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Dallas CASA
Attorneys Serving the Community
Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce – Young Professionals
Junior League of Dallas





Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
SMU Law Review
Staff Editor; 2015 SMU Corporate Counsel Symposium Editor