David B. Kurzweil: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

David B. Kurzweil

Shareholder; Chair, Atlanta Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring Practice; Co-Chair, Financial Institutions Practice
Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation
  • Financial Institutions
Contact InfoTelephone: 678.553.2680
Fax: 678.553.2681
University Cornell University, B.S., 1984
Law SchoolEmory University School of Law, J.D., 1987
AdmittedNew York; Georgia

Professional & Community Involvement

•Board Member, Commercial Finance Association - Georgia
•Board Member, Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation
•Co-Chair, Commercial Finance Association Education Foundation
•Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
•Member, Atlanta Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
•Member, Commercial Finance Association - National, Executive Committee
•Member, State Bar of Georgia, Bankruptcy Law and Creditors' Rights Sections
•Member, Turn-Around Management Association

BornNew York, New York, December 24, 1961

David Kurzweil has a great deal of experience in a variety of commercial insolvency situations. He has represented corporations, partnerships and individuals in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, creditors' committees, trustees, and financial institutions. David has negotiated workouts from both the standpoint of counsel for the creditor and the debtor. He has represented businesses and creditors in a variety of fields, including technology, manufacturing, advertising, retail, cable television, publishing, real estate, transportation and professional corporations. David also has experience representing financial institutions in asset-based loans and debtor-in-possession financing transactions.

Areas of Concentration

•Financial restructuring
•Asset-based lending
•Creditors' rights
•Commercial litigation

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Georgia Super Lawyers, 2006-2015
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2004-2015
•Listed, Georgia Trend magazine Legal Elite, 2011-2013 and 2015
•Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2013
•Ranked, No. 6 Top Bankruptcy Lender Lawyers by Active Cases, The Deal magazine, February 2011
•Recognized, Dealmakers, The Atlanta Business Chronicle, April 16, 2009
•Ranked, No. 2 Bankruptcy Lender Lawyer in the Country, The Deal's Bankruptcy Insider, 2008
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Associated News & Events

Press Releases

12.10.15 16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in Georgia Trend's Legal Elite List Across 11 Categories
11.05.15 Greenberg Traurig's Shari L. Heyen, David B. Kurzweil to Participate in the Commercial Finance Association's Annual Convention
05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide
02.27.15 42 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Listed in 2015 Edition of Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine
06.13.14 Fourteen Greenberg Traurig Atlanta Attorneys Included in 2014 USA Chambers Guide
05.23.14 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
04.17.14 Greenberg Traurig Shareholder David Kurzweil Hosts CFA Event with General Michael Hayden in New York
03.27.14 Greenberg Traurig Has the Most Attorneys Listed in the Top 100 List of the 2014 Edition of Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine
12.23.13 34 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Included in Georgia Trend's “Legal Elite” List Across 8 Categories
11.11.13 Greenberg Traurig's David Kurzweil Selected to Serve on Commercial Finance Association Executive Committee; Will Co-Chair Education Foundation


07.19.12 Georgia Senate Bill 181 Will Affect Claims for Reasonable Attorneys' Fees Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 13-1-11

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

•Speaker, Panel B: Forewarned is Forearmed! - Best Practices in Risk Management, 68th Annual Commercial Finance Association Convention, Phoenix, AZ, November 14-16, 2012
•Moderator, Real Estate Restructuring Seminar, CLE International, Orlando, FL, March 2009
•Speaker, Deals with Financial Troubled Technology, Law Seminars International Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2001
•Speaker, Transactions with Financial Troubled Companies, Law Seminars International Conference, Atlanta, GA, February 2001 (Also New York, New York Office)

Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented national bank in the restructuring of a $230 million revolving credit facility for a public company, including the collateralization of the restructured facility. Represented creditors' committee of 500-store specialty photo retail chain. Represented debtor in reorganization of home building products company. Represented creditors' committee of 160-store national furniture chain. Represented creditors' committee of international freight forwarder. Represented trustee in investigation and recovery of assets transferred in a multimillion-dollar check kiting scheme from a national bank. Represented national manufacturer of plastics products in financial restructuring and bankruptcy proceeding. Represented national food products manufacturer in financial restructuring and bankruptcy proceeding. Represents financial institutions in asset-based loan and second lien transactions.

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Office Information

David B. Kurzweil

3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 2500
AtlantaGA 30305


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