Daniel Gwen

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 5791

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  • Financial Restructuring
    Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 5791
    Fax: 212 504 6666
    University The University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
    Law SchoolCornell University Law School, J.D.
    Admitted2014, New York

    Daniel Gwen is an associate in the Financial Restructuring Group in Cadwalader's New York office. Daniel advises large companies in complex insolvency, restructuring and bankruptcy matters. He has been published in restructuring periodicals, including Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law.

    Daniel actively participates in pro bono matters, annually counseling various small businesses on corporate structure, taxation and employment law issues.

    Daniel received his J.D. from Cornell University Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York State and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.


    •Advising a monoline insurer in connection with the potential restructuring of over $5.5 billion dollars of bonds issued by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its public corporations.
    •Represented a New York continuing care retirement community in its successful prearranged chapter 11 restructuring of approximately $220 million of bond debt. In less than half a year, the company emerged from bankruptcy with a restructured balance sheet while also paying all trade creditors in full.
    •Advised a swap dealer in connection with the bankruptcy filing of the City of Detroit.

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    Buyer (and its Creditors) Beware: SemCrude District Court Finds That Purchasers Took Oil and Gas Free and Clear of Producers' Liens Oct 13, 2015


    Buyer (and its Creditors) Beware: SemCrude District Court Finds That Purchasers Took Oil and Gas Free and Clear of Producers' Liens Oct 08, 2015


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    Illinois Court Strikes Down Chicago Pension Reforms, Deepening City's Financial Crisis
    Ingrid Bagby,Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Daniel Gwen,Ellen Halstead, August 10, 2015
    On July 24, 2015, Judge Rita M. Novak of the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois struck down recently enacted legislation designed to shore up two of the City of Chicago’s severely underfunded pension plans by, among other things, reducing benefits.1 Judge Novak viewed as controlling a...

    A Looming Crisis: Illinois Supreme Court Strikes Down Statute Reducing Benefits
    Ingrid Bagby,Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Daniel Gwen,Ellen Halstead, June 16, 2015
    On May 8, 2015, the Supreme Court of the State of Illinois struck down recently enacted state public pension reform legislation on the grounds that the legislation violated the “pension protection clause” of the Illinois constitution. The legislation had sought to reduce...

    Second Circuit Denies Petition for En Banc Review of Fairfield Decision
    Ingrid Bagby,Daniel Gwen,David E. Kronenberg, March 12, 2015
    On January 13, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied a petition for en banc review of the Second Circuit’s September 2014 panel decision holding that bankruptcy courts are required to review the propriety of a Chapter 15 debtor’s transfers of property interests...
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