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David B. Shemano

David B. Shemano

ShemanoLaw

Los Angeles, CA, USA


David has over 25 years’ experience as a business bankruptcy, restructuring, and commercial litigation lawyer. Before forming ShemanoLaw in March 2018, David practiced at the prominent national law firms of Winston & Strawn, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, and Robins Kaplan, and the highly regarded Los Angeles insolvency boutique of Peitzman Weg.

During his career, David has represented chapter 11 debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, secured creditors and general unsecured creditors in all aspects of business bankruptcy and commercial litigation. He has in-depth experience handling bankruptcy and restructuring matters related to real estate, entertainment and manufacturing.

Among his recent matters are guiding DavidBarton Gym through its reorganization and emergence from chapter 11 protection, leading the section 363 sale of rights to The Terminator movie franchise in connection with Halcyon Holding Group’s chapter 11 matter, and representing one of the largest owners of El Pollo Loco franchises in Southern California in its chapter 11 restructuring.

David is very proud that his accomplishments have been recognized and honored by his peers. He was inducted as a Fellow of the prestigious, invitation only American College of Bankruptcy, and served as the president of the Financial Lawyers Conference. Mr. Shemano frequently lectures at events presented by the Practicing Law Institute, American Bankruptcy Institute, Beverly Hills Bar Association and other organizations.

Recognition

  • Named a "Southern California Super Lawyer,” Super Lawyers (2006-2007, 2009-2018)
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (2013-present)
  • Recognized as “Bankruptcy/Restructuring Leader” by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2012-present)

Professional Associations

  • American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow (2014)
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association, Member, Board of Governors (2009-2010); Chair, Bankruptcy Section Executive Committee (2007-2008)
  • Financial Lawyers Conference, President (2012-2013); Member, Board of Governors (2003-2005, 2008-present)

 

David B. Shemano is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy - Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases - Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy - Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases - Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases - Corporate Bankruptcy: Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics - Overview of U.S. Bankruptcy System & Procedural Basics, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy - Basic Ethical Considerations in Corporate Bankruptcy, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2017, Monday, December 25, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New York, NY
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2019, Monday, December 02, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New York, NY
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2019, Monday, December 02, 2019, New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Assumption or Rejection of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (PowerPoint) - Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Nuts and Bolts of Corporate Bankruptcy 2018, Monday, December 17, 2018, Nashville, TN
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