Christopher A. Manion


Chris Manion concentrates his practice in commercial finance, with an emphasis on secured lending transactions.

Chris’ experience stretches across a wide range of domestic and cross-border transactions, including:

  • Acquisition and leveraged buyout financings
  • Asset based loans
  • Channel finance facilities
  • Healthcare lending
  • Warehouse credit facilities
  • Distressed loan workouts
  • Article 9 sales

Chris previously served as Senior Counsel for Flagship Credit Acceptance LLC, where he advised executive management on all aspects of auto loan warehousing, securitization, and residual financing, including compliance with Dodd-Frank Credit Risk Retention rules.

While in law school, Christopher was a member of the St. John’s Law Review.


  • Agent in $80 million syndicated revolving credit facility for an interactive media company that owns a portfolio of lifestyle television networks, consumer brands, media commerce services, and online marketplaces, and of Agent in connection with the subsequent debtor-in-possession credit facility provided to support the company’s Chapter 11 case.
  • Agent and lead arranger in $103 million syndicated cross border revolving credit and term loan facility.
  • Lender in various asset based loans to home healthcare services providers.
  • Lender in UCC Article 9 asset sale of advertising company.
  • Agent and lead arranger in a $100 million revolving credit and term loan facility to fund the acquisition of a manufacturer of pulp, paper, and containerboard with operations in the United States and Canada.
  • Lender in a $13 million term loan facility to fund the acquisition of a consulting and human resources outsourcing company.  
  • Agent in a $26 million revolving credit and term loan facility to fund the acquisition of a leading lead metal products fabricator. 
  • Agent in a $50 million credit facility for a broadband and wireless communications service provider.  
  • Agent in a $85 million credit facility used to finance the acquisition of a large chain of supermarkets in the southern United States.
  • Agent in a $15 million split lien revolving credit facility for a manufacturer of rack mount technologies and linear motion products.
  • Agent in a $67.5 million financing for a national distributer of fastening, packaging, and product assembly systems.

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  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • Pennsylvania State University, BA
  • St. John's University School of Law, JD