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“We’re not trying to suck foreign people into US jurisdiction”: Delaware Chief Judge Christopher Sontchi

By Dominic Lawson

16 July 2019

“We’re not trying to suck foreign people into US jurisdiction”: Delaware Chief Judge Christopher Sontchi Judge Christopher Sontchi, chief judge of the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware

Judge Christopher Sontchi, chief judge of one of the world’s busiest bankruptcy forums, spoke to GRR about judges' responsibility to consider the human impact of bankruptcy claims, about questioning his past decisions, and why life is much harder for practitioners now than when he was a partner.