David focuses on creditors' rights in the context of complex bankruptcies, providing counsel to trade creditors, creditors' committees, plan trustees, secured lenders, and lessors. Of note, he represented the unsecured creditors' committees in Noranda Aluminum, Borders Group, SP Newsprint, Gourmet Express, Chef Solutions, Advanced Marketing Services, Koen Book Distributors, and Solaris Industries.
David has considerable experience defending preference and fraudulent conveyance actions in numerous jurisdictions throughout the country. He is a certified mediator included on the register of mediators for the Southern District of New York and Delaware Bankruptcy Courts, and he most recently served on the panels of mediators for the Loehmann's, Furniture Brands, Vivaro, and WireflyMobile bankruptcy cases. He advises clients through all stages of the bankruptcy process, including pre-bankruptcy planning, negotiating the sale of claims, and defending claim objections. He represents the interests of secured creditors with respect to automatic stay litigation, adequate protection, cash collateral, and debtor-in-possession financing. David also works extensively with lessors in negotiations over the terms of the assumption and cure of leases, adequate protection orders, and claims related to lease rejection.
David is frequently invited to author articles and lecture on legal issues including trade creditors' rights and remedies as well as bankruptcy litigation.