As a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring department, Dan has extensive experience in all facets of financial restructuring, complex insolvency law and bankruptcy proceedings, as well as commercial litigation. Dan has represented official committees of unsecured creditors, chapter 11 debtors, chapter 7 trustees and secured creditors in all aspects of chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court restructurings. Dan has played a prominent role in the representation of a variety of clients, including:
Post Confirmation Trusts
Dan was responsible for teams of professionals, lawyers and paralegals in filing and prosecuting thousands of avoidance actions. He has significant experience in: (i) managing teams of professionals tasked with gathering documentation and information in support of transfers; (ii) preparation and service of complaints; (iii) all aspects of fact and expert discovery including depositions, document production and responses, responding to and drafting requests for admissions and interrogatories and preparation of expert reports; (iv) structuring settlements; (v) mediations; (vi) instructing attorneys and law clerks on preference law and state and federal fraudulent conveyance law; and (vii) drafting, responding to and arguing all forms of motions including motions to compel discovery; motions for: (a) summary judgment; (b) dismissal; (c) change in venue; (d) omnibus procedures; and (f) withdrawal of the reference. Relevant cases include:
ENERGY/OIL & GAS
Dan has substantial experience in commercial litigation having represented parties in breach of contract claims, copyright and trademark infringement claims, director and officer liability claims and avoidance actions. In addition, Dan has represented clients in more than 500 mediations.
Dan is also an Adjunct Professor teaching trial advocacy at Fordham University School of Law.
Dan is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, Turnaround Management Association and the Fordham Law Alumni Association. In addition, Dan was named to the list of New York Super Lawyers for the years 2012 through 2016 and was given the 2013 Rising Star Award by Fordham University School of Law in recognition of his extraordinary achievements in private practice. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. See Award Methodology.
Dan serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School and Chair of the Board Nominating and Governance Committee. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Fordham Law School Alumni Association, also chairs the Fordham Law Alumni Association Restructuring Affinity Group and sits on its Strategic Planning Committee. Dan is also a member of the board of directors for Southampton Bottling, LLC, a craft brewer based in Southampton, New York.
Dan earned his B.A. from Fordham University and his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.
Fordham University Law School, J.D., 1999
Fordham University, B.A., 1995
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