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.
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.
David earned his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law and his B.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.