Shirley Dai Associate

Washington, DC
T 202.753.3788 | F 973.597.6231

Admitted Only In NJ & NY; Supervision by David Elkind, Esq. and Anthony Pergola, Esq., members of the D.C. Bar.

Shirley helps clients meet their goals by devising creative, effective solutions to their legal, financing, and business challenges. She draws on her experience in bankruptcy and corporate restructurings and workouts to identify opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors.

Prior to joining Lowenstein Sandler, Shirley served as a law clerk to the Honorable Margaret Cangilos-Ruiz of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York. She was a legal extern with the Congressional Oversight Panel in Washington, D.C., and to the Honorable Samuel L. Bufford of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.


Not So Secret - When Under Seal Isn't Enough
Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights, May 10, 2013
Michael Savetsky, Shirley Dai
The PPA Does Not Prevent Employers From Withdrawing From a Pension Plan In “Critical Status”
Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors' Rights Client Alert, August 2012
Wojciech Jung, Shirley Dai
International Insolvencies: Principles of Comity in U.S. Courts
Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law & Practice, Vol. 19, No. 5, October 2010
Shirley Dai

Press Mentions

Sharon L. Levine, S. Jason Teele and Shirley Dai were cited by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) as members of the team of restructuring professionals in the bankruptcy case of Hedwin Corporation, which was recognized by the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) as a 2015 Transaction of the Year Award on December 9, 2015. Lowenstein Sandler represented the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the matter. , December 9, 2015

Related Areas

The Tech Group
Venture Capital, Angel Investing, and M&A


University of California at Los Angeles School of Law ( J.D. , 2010 ) , Specialization in Business Law and Policy, UCLA Journal of International and Foreign Affairs, Chief Articles Editor
State University of New York at Albany ( B.A. , 2006 ) , summa cum laude, English Studies, Minors in Business Administration and Chinese Studies

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York State Bar Association