Expertise With


Christopher M. Gatton

  • Shareholder, Attorney


Albuquerque, NM



(505) 271-4848


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A husband and father of two girls, Chris largely spends his free time with his family. His additional hobbies include playing computer, console, and table-top games, reading, fly fishing, camping, and playing guitar.

Areas Of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Creditor Bankruptcy Representation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Debtor Bankruptcy Representation (Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13)

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of New Mexico, 2009


  • University of New Mexico School of Law, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • J.D. - 2009
  • New Mexico State University
    • B.S. - 1998
    • Major: Fisheries Science

Honors and Awards

  • Southwest Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Albuquerque Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Section of the State Bar of New Mexico
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Past Employment Positions

  • Office of Judge James Starzynksi, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Judicial Extern, 2009
  • Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Law Clerk, 2008 to 2009