David has over 35 years of experience providing innovative strategies to clients across a wide range of industries, including energy, retail, health care, technology, manufacturing, media, communications, real estate, transportation, professional corporations, and more. With comprehensive experience in distressed financial situations, both in and out of bankruptcy court, David represents a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, private equity firms, debtors, creditors’ committees, boards of directors and trustees. David also represents numerous clients in the origination of financings, including asset-based loans and debtor-in-possession financing transactions. David is very active in his community and numerous philanthropic organizations.
Most recently, he worked on Aztec/Shaffer LLC restructuring and sale to a consortium of bidders led by Arena Events Groups, winner of the “Distressed M&A Deal” award.
What factor has most led to your success in the restructuring industry… It is crucial to use a collaborative approach when assembling creative strategies. A strong sense of teamwork, along with an attentive ear, have enhanced my career and long-term relationships. To understand the needs of colleagues and clients, it is best to listen to them and understand their definition of success.
What do you most enjoy about your career… It is an honor to work alongside my colleagues and have a collaborative approach to delivering high quality legal services. I enjoy a wide variety of relationships with individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, and thought patterns. Ultimately, my relationships serve as a source of inspiration, education, and support.