FacultyFaculty/Author Profile
David M. Hillman

David M. Hillman

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

New York, NY, USA


David M. Hillman practices in the areas of corporate restructuring and creditors’ rights litigation, with an emphasis on the representation of secured and unsecured creditors, ad hoc groups, hedge funds, private equity funds, buyers of distressed assets and other major stakeholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases across a wide array of industries. David currently represents an ad hoc group of secured lenders in the Westmoreland Coal Company Chapter 11 cases, Murray Energy Corporation as a creditor in the First Energy bankruptcy cases and Tennenbaum Capital as a DIP lender, secured creditor and sponsor in the Real Mex bankruptcy cases. David has significant experience litigating issues involving solvency, valuation, plan confirmation, financing and cash collateral disputes, contested 363 sales, fraudulent transfers, preferences, equitable subordination, recharacterization, substantive consolidation, breach of fiduciary duty and similar disputes.

David is listed as a “leading individual” in bankruptcy/restructuring by Chambers USA, which noted that interviewees praised him as “wonderful to deal with,” “very effective” and an “excellent litigator and strategist” who “thinks outside the box.” Chambers also noted that David is “an excellent counselor for distressed situations with significant litigation elements” and “a terrific, conscientious and focused lawyer.” He has also been recognized as a leader in his field by New York Super Lawyers as well. A member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, David speaks frequently on bankruptcy-related topics including recent decisions affecting secured creditor rights and preparing creditors for bankruptcy risks. His articles have appeared in Practising Law Institute’s 28th Annual Current Developments in Bankruptcy & Reorganization, Aspen Law & Business’ Bankruptcy Litigation Manual, Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law, Westlaw Journal – Bankruptcy, Reorg Research, Law360, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Bankruptcy Court Decisions and NYU Journal of Law and Business.

David M. Hillman is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters David M. Hillman and James T. Bentley, Navigating the Bankruptcy Court’s Power to Modify A Secured Creditor’s Lien, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 34, No. 6, Law Journal Newsletters (April 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
David M. Hillman and Parker J. Milender, Bankruptcy Litigation Update: Determining Adequate Capital, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 34, No. 10, Law Journal Newsletters (August 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Preference Litigation (February 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
Fraudulent Transfers (January 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2018, Thursday, February 01, 2018
US Supreme Court Limits Securities Safe Harbor Protection From Bankruptcy Clawback Suits (March 1, 2018) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Fraudulent Transfers (February 2018) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Bankruptcy Litigation Update: Determining Adequate Capital, Law Journal Newsletters, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 34, No. 10 (August 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Intercreditor Issues and Collective Action (PowerPoint slides) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Navigating the Bankruptcy Court’s Power to Modify A Secured Creditor’s Lien, Law Journal Newsletters, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 34, No. 6 (April 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Second Circuit Reverses District Court in Marblegate, Making It Easier to Restructure Bonds Outside of a Chapter 11 Case, Law Journal Newsletters, The Bankruptcy Strategist, Vol. 34, No. 5 (March 2017) - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Intercreditor Issues and Collective Action - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Friday, February 01, 2019
Web Segment  Web Segment Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes - Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Recent Developments in Distressed Debt, Restructurings and Workouts 2019, Thursday, February 07, 2019, New York, NY
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes - How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Transcripts  Transcripts Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Thursday, February 07, 2019
How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes - How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes, Thursday, February 07, 2019
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues - Preparing for Bankruptcy Risks and Industry Issues, Thursday, February 07, 2019
How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes - How Creditors’ Rights Drive Restructuring Outcomes, Thursday, February 07, 2019
Share
Email

  • FOLLOW PLI:
  • twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • RSS

All Contents Copyright © 1996-2019 Practising Law Institute. Continuing Legal Education since 1933.

© 2019 PLI PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE. All rights reserved. The PLI logo is a service mark of PLI.