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Charles “Chip” Azano is an experienced bankruptcy and restructuring attorney and maintains a national, commercial restructuring practice. He frequently represents institutional investors, indenture trustees, bondholders and noteholders in bankruptcy, receiverships, and out-of-court restructurings. He has a broad practice representing distressed tax-exempt debt holders in various sectors, including senior living, energy, hospitality, and manufacturing.


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, Finance > Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate, 2022
    • "Recommended Lawyer," 2022
    • "Other Key Lawyer," 2022
  • Listed, Boston magazine, "Top Lawyers - Bankruptcy and Workout," 2022
  • Recipient, Turnaround Management Association, “Non-Profit Turnaround Award,” 2020
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, “Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars,” 2006-2013
  • Communication Director, American Bankruptcy Institute Business Reorganization Committee
  • Member, Boston Bar Association Bankruptcy Section
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association


  • J.D., cum laude, Boston College Law School
    • Executive Editor, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter Digest
  • B.A., Colgate University
  • Hon. Joel B. Rosenthal, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2002-2003
  • Massachusetts