Christina Sanfelippo



(312) 474-4455

(312) 382-8910

Christina focuses her practice on financial restructuring and bankruptcy law. She represents debtors, trustees, and creditors in a range of Chapter 7 proceedings, including preference and fraudulent transfer actions, as well as complex bankruptcy litigation. Christina also assists debtors and official committees of unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 proceedings. In addition, she handles commercial disputes, including contract claims and business torts.

Christina is actively involved in the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC). She currently serves as the vice director of fall programming on IWIRC’s Management Committee and as vice chair of the IWIRC Chicago Network. Christina also serves as the education director of the Young and New Members Committee of the American Bankruptcy Institute.



  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2015
  • University of Minnesota , B.S., 2012

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers, One to Watch in Illinois for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2021

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation Rising Star, 2018

Emerging Lawyer, Bankruptcy & Workout Law: Commercial and Commercial Litigation by Leading Lawyers, 2017-2018


  • Illinois
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Wisconsin

American Bankruptcy Institute 

International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation