David Doyle

Member

Chicago

(312) 474-1648

(312) 382-8910

Recent Publication:

COVID Cash Crunch: Options for Reorganizing or Winding Down Your Company in Illinois

Ira Bodenstein and David R. Doyle discuss options for businesses impacted by COVID-19 that are considering winding down or reorganizing.

David represents clients in financial and bankruptcy litigation and related transactional matters. David advises companies in all stages of financial distress, including out-of-court restructurings and workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors, and Chapter 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases. He works to maximize recoveries for creditors of all types, including vendors, lenders, and tax buyers. David also represents receivers, assignees for the benefit of creditors, and bankruptcy trustees as general counsel or special litigation counsel. Finally, a significant part of David's practice involves representing defendants in preference and fraudulent transfer cases. 

David recently served a two-year term on the Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the Northern District of Illinois and is an active member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Turnaround Management Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute.

David currently volunteers for the pro bono Legal Network of the Illinois Restaurant Association.

Before private practice, David served as a law clerk to the Hon. Carol A. Doyle (no relation), who was the Chief Bankruptcy Judge of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

 

News

With Global Bankruptcy Filings Increasing, Cozen O’Connor Adds Eight Veteran Attorneys to its Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring Practice

September 01, 2020

Hires Expand Offerings in Chicago and Add Depth to the firm’s Corporate Bankruptcy Practice

Publications

COVID Cash Crunch: Options for Reorganizing or Winding Down Your Company in Illinois

October 27, 2020

Ira Bodenstein and David R. Doyle discuss options for businesses impacted by COVID-19 that are considering winding down or reorganizing.

Options for Reorganizing or Winding Down Your Company

August 20, 2020

In light of the financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Ira Bodenstein and David Doyle contributed a guest blog post to the Chicago Loop Alliance exploring some of the options available to companies considering their options for reorganizing their debts, winding down, or liquidating.

Real Estate Tax Sales and Bankruptcy

April 03, 2019

David Doyle authored an article titled "Real Estate Tax Sales and Bankruptcy" for the Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Spring 2019 Newsletter.

The Puerto Rico “Bankruptcy”: a Cheat Sheet

July 03, 2017

David Doyle authored an article published by The American Bankruptcy Institute that examines the launch of an unprecedented restructuring proceeding under Title III of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act.

Supreme Court Expands ‘Actual Fraud’ Discharge Exception

July 07, 2016

David Doyle authored an article published by The American Bankruptcy Institute, that provides issuers with an overview of what to expect if a debtor has received a fraudulent transfer.

New Limits to Bankruptcy Standing in the Seventh Circuit

March 05, 2015

David Doyle co-authored an article published by the American Bar Association advising readers why the court limited the scope in the context of a debtor's attempt to settle with its primary insurer.

Education

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2007

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers, “Ones to Watch” list in Illinois for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and
Reorganization Law, 2021
Super Lawyers, Illinois "Rising Star" for Bankruptcy, 2020
  • Illinois
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court -- Northern District of Illinois

Hon. Carol A. Doyle, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois (no relation)

American Bankruptcy Institute (Young & New Members Committee, Education Director)

Turnaround Management Association

National Association of Federal Equity Receivers

Chicago Bar Association

Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee for the Northern District of Illinois (2018-2020)