David H. Conaway: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

David H. Conaway

Partner, Bankruptcy Practice Administrator
Charlotte,  NC  U.S.A.
Phone704.945.2149

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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Creditors' Rights
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Institutions
  • International Transactions
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
 
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A.
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Alabama, J.D.
 
Admitted1983, North Carolina
 
Memberships 

Professional and Community Affiliations
•American Bankruptcy Institute
•American Bar Association
•ASIL (American Society of International Law)
•INSOL
•INSOL Europe
•International Bar Association
•Inter-Pacific Bar Association
•Turnaround Management Association

 
BornAugusta, Georgia, May 26, 1958
 
Biography

David H. Conaway's principal areas of practice are bankruptcy (primarily Chapter 11 proceedings), non-bankruptcy insolvencies or restructurings, workouts, commercial transactions, and international transactions, disputes and insolvencies.

David has over 25 years of lead counsel experience representing both secured and unsecured creditors, including lenders, unsecured creditors (including trade creditors, bondholders or other unsecured creditor interests), and unsecured creditors' committees. David also has significant experience in representing parties in the purchase and sale of assets in bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings. His experience includes handling virtually every facet of bankruptcy and insolvency matters including issues relating to relief from stay, reclamations, setoff, critical vendor, avoidance actions, executory contracts, forensic investigations, DIP financing, creditors' committees, and plan confirmation.

Honors
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Eurofenix, INSOL Europe, Editorial Board
•Best Lawyers in America, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
•North Carolina Legal Elite
•North Carolina Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006
Alabama Law Review, Member and Senior Editor

News Releases
09.23.2014 David H. Conaway to Present to Lyon Furniture Credit Group
09.18.2014 David H. Conaway to be a Panelist for Turnaround Management Association Carolinas Chapter
09.04.2014 David H. Conaway to Present to the Association of International Credit and Trade Finance
08.21.2014 82 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015
05.19.2014 David Conaway to Present to The Credit Research Foundation's Credit and Accounts Receivable Open Forum and Expo
11.19.2013 David H. Conaway to Present to National Steel Mill Credit Group
11.19.2013 David H. Conaway to Present to the Commercial Finance Association
11.18.2013 David Conaway to be a Panelist for 2-day Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals Webcast
09.19.2013 David Conaway to Moderate and Speak on International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals Webcast
08.15.2013 83 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014
01.31.2013 David H. Conaway Presented ICTF Webcast on The Use of Corporate Guarantees in U.S. and Canada
12.21.2012 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Named Business North Carolina magazine's “Legal Elite”
11.28.2012 Shumaker Attorneys Hosted Bankruptcy Seminar
08.28.2012 81 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013
04.19.2012 David H. Conaway Panelist on Creditor Participation Rights in Insolvency Proceedings for University College London Conference
03.23.2012 David H. Conaway Presented Cross-Border Insolvency, Chapter 15, and Comparative Analysis of Foreign Countries Insolvency Laws before the National Paper Packaging Credit Group
01.26.2012 Five Shumaker Partners Recognized as 2012 North Carolina Super Lawyers
09.07.2011 70 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America 2012
07.20.2011 David H. Conaway to Present ICTF Webcast on Chapter 15 - Cross Border Insolvency Issues
01.21.2011 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces Four Partners Recognized as 2011 North Carolina Super Lawyers
10.14.2010 David Conaway to Speak Before National Association of Credit Management - Credit & Financial Development Division
10.08.2010 David H. Conaway to Speak Before Juvenile Products Credit Group
09.09.2010 David H. Conaway to Speak Before National Paper Packaging Credit Group
08.25.2010 David Conaway to Speak at NACM Fall Credit Seminar
07.01.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition
06.02.2010 David Conaway Presents at 2010 Euroadvocaten Meeting
05.05.2010 David Conaway to Speak Before the Furniture Manufactures Credit Association
01.27.2010 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Announces Four Partners Recognized as 2010 North Carolina Super Lawyers

Publications
October 2014 Reducing a Customer's Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency; Credit Research Foundation
Autumn 2014 Reducing a Customer's Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency; Eurofenix, Autumn 2014
05.01/2014 Working on the Chain Gang - Supply Chain Finance as the 'New Normal'
04.30.2014 Business Bankruptcy: Executive Summary - Need to Know Bankruptcy Concepts
April 2014 Working on the Chain Gang: Supply Chain Finance as the New Normal; Business Credit, a publication of National Association of Credit Management
February 2014 Winners and Losers: They Call Alabama the Crimson Tide, Call Me Deacon Blues
Winter 2013/2014 Working on the chain gang: Supply chain finance as the new norm; Eurofenix, Winter 2013/14
October 2013 Snowden . . . Snail Mail . . . Surveillance; The Credit and Financial Management Review, Volume 19, Number 4, Fourth Quarter 2013
10.08.2013 Snowden. . .Snail Mail. . .Surveillance; Eurofenix, Autumn 2013
Summer 2013 A Value Play: Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions; Eurofenix, Summer 2013
June 2013 A Value Play: Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Credit, a publication of National Association of Credit Management
May 2013 The $382,901 Check Really is in the Mail
04.19.2013 A Value Play: Chapter 11 Mergers and Acquisitions”; Charlotte Business Journal
03.31.2013 Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand; The Credit and Financial Management Review, Volume 19, Number 1, First Quarter 2013
Spring 2013 Comparative Study Assists Reform of Chapter 11; Eurofenix, Spring 2013
01.18.2013 Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be: Sources of Working Capital in U.S. and Canadian Insolvencies; Charlotte Business Journal; The Credit and Financial Management Review
12.01.2012 Neither a borrower nor a lender be; Eurofenix, Winter 2012/13
12.01.2012 USA: The Mexican Hat Dance: the Story of Vitro; Eurofenix, Winter 2012
11.07.2012 Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand; ictfworld.org e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
11.01.2012 Can't You Hear Me Knocking? The Dreaded Preference Demand; insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
10.16.2012 Can't you hear me knocking? The dreaded preference demand. Eurofenix, Autumn 2012
07.20.2012 New York Bankruptcy Court Flexes Global Muscle; Eurofenix, Summer 2012
06.18.2012 Tousa Update; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
06.08.2012 Supply Contract Trumps Preference; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
03.01.2012 American Airlines: Who's Flying the Plane?; Eurofenix, Spring 2012; American Bankruptcy Institute, International Committee, ABI Committee News, Volume 9, Number 2; and insights Newsletter, Fall 2012
02.21.2012 It's Alive! Deepening Insolvency Helps Creditors Recover; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Newsletter
02.10.2012 Chapter 15: International Bankruptcy: Foreign Debtors Get Green Light to Sue U.S. Companies; Charlotte Business Journal
12.01.2011 Chapter 15: International Bankruptcy: Foreign Debtors Get Green Light to Sue U.S. Companies; Eurofenix, Winter 2011/12
11.01.2011 Foreign Debtors Get Green Light to Sue U.S. Companies; American Bankruptcy Institute, International Committee, ABI Committee News, Volume 8, Number 5
10.01.2011 Setoff: A 100% Solution; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
10.01.2011 Mexican Companies Cross Border for Protection; ictfworld.org e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
06.01.2011 Where is a Company's Centre of Main Interest?; ictfworld.org, e-newsletter, The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals
05.31.2011 Shareholder LBO: Safe Harbor for Cash Out?; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
03.01.2011 Chapter 11: A primer on Preference Claims; Eurofenix, Spring 2011
12.01.2010 US Sale of the Century: Five Days in September; Eurofenix, Winter 2010/11
09.01.2010 Elizabethan England to the 2010 Global Recession; Eurofenix, Autumn 2010
06.01.2010 Payment is not always certain for post-petition sales to a Bankruptcy Debtor; Eurofenix, Summer 2010
03.01.2010 COMI in the US; Eurofenix, Spring 2010
12.01.2009 Real Estate Bust Hits Lenders; Eurofenix, Winter 2009/10
09.23.2009 GM and Chrysler: The Chapter 11 Solution; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, September 2009
09.01.2009 GM and Chrysler: The Chapter 11 Solution; Eurofenix, Autumn 2009
06.01.2009 Bankruptcy in the U.S.: The Need to Know Bankruptcy Concepts Part 2; Eurofenix, Summer 2009
03.01.2009 Distressed Customer Checklist; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
12.01.2008 Bankruptcy in the U.S.: The Need to Know Bankruptcy Concepts Part 1; Eurofenix, Winter 2008/09
11.01.2008 Business Bankruptcy - Executive Summary; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
08.01.2008 Command Performance - A Self-Help Remedy Under Uniform Commercial Code 2-609; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 6, Number 2
02.01.2008 Beyond New Value and Ordinary Course: An Outside-the-Box Preference Defense; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 6, Number 1
12.01.2007 Beyond New Value and Ordinary Course: An Outside the Box Preference Defense; Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Legal Update
11.01.2007 Legal Update: Finding the Assets in the Corporate Shell Game: Substantive Consolidation; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 5, Number 4
12.01.2006 Legal Update: Important Preference Decision; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 4, Number 4
09.01.2006 Hot Off the Press - Preference and KERP Developments under BAPCPA?; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 4, Number 3
05.01.2006 It's Alive! Critical Vendor Payments Survive Attacks; American Bankruptcy Institute, ABI Committee News, Volume 4, Number 2
10.21.2005 Bankruptcy Law Cuts Payouts to Execs; Charlotte Business Journal, Business of Law & Accounting Issue
05.13.2005 Failing Firm Holds Danger For Directors; Charlotte Business Journal, Business of Law Issue
05.14.2004 Critical-Vendor Status Key In Bankruptcy; Charlotte Business Journal, Business of Law Issue

Newsletters
Spring 2014 insights Newsletter - Spring 2014
Fall 2012 insights Newsletter - Fall 2012
Spring 2012 insights Newsletter - Spring 2012

Events and Presentations
10.28.2014 Turnaround Management Association, Carolinas Chapter, Charlotte, North Carolina
10.9.2014 Lyon Furniture Credit Group, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
09.16.2014 Association of International Credit and Trade Finance
08.19.2014 The Credit Research Foundation's Credit and Accounts Receivable Open Forum and Expo, Denver, Colorado
05.09.2014 National Firearms & Ammunition Manufacturers Credit Group, Baltimore, Maryland
04.08.2014 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals, Chicago, Illinois
03.18.2014 National Agricultural Manufacturers Credit Association, Las Vegas, Nevada
03.13.2014 National Paper Packaging Credit Group, Scottsdale, Arizona
12.4-5.2013 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (ICTF), webcast
12.03.2013 Commercial Finance Association (CFA), Charlotte North Carolina
11.21.2013 National Steel Mill Credit Group, Houston, Texas
10.01.2013 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (ICTF), webcast
05.28.2013 J.E. Broyhill Civic Center, Lenoir, North Carolina.
05.02.2013 International Textile Credit Group, Savannah, Georgia
02.20.2013 Southern Yarn Credit Group, Concord, North Carolina
01.30.2013 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (ICTF)
10.29.2012 Bankruptcy Seminar, Charlotte, North Carolina
10.16.2012 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance's ( ICTF's) Annual Credit Symposium, Brussels, Belgium
10.10.2012 Association of Corporate Counsel, Charlotte, North Carolina
08.02.2012 Lyon Furniture Credit Group, Asheville, North Carolina
05.17.2012 International Textile Credit Clearing House Group, Savannah, Georgia
04.19.2012 University College London, 6th Insolvency Research Conference, UCL Faculty of Laws, London
03.08.2012 National Paper Packaging Credit Group, San Antonio, Texas
11.17.2011 National Steel Mill Credit Group, Atlanta, Georgia
09.22.2011 INSOL Europe Annual Congress, Venice, Italy
08.25.2011 National Association of Credit Management, 2011 International Business Day, Portland, Oregon
08.10.2011 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals (ICTF)
04.17.2011 The Association of International Credit and Trade Finance Professionals' Global Credit Professionals Symposium, Chicago, Illinois
02.24.2011 National Funding Association, Atlanta, Georgia
12.13.2010 National Metal Producers Credit Group, Sarasota, Florida
11.30.2010 National Funding Association, Charlotte, North Carolina
11.16.2010 International Textile Credit Clearing House, Charlotte, North Carolina
10.20.2010 National Association of Credit Management, NACM Fall Credit Seminar, Charlotte, North Carolina
10.09.2010 Juvenile Products Credit Group, Las Vegas, Nevada
09.09.2010 National Paper Packaging Credit Group
05.06.2010 Furniture Manufacturers Credit Association, Concord, North Carolina
08.02.2009 American Bar Association, 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
05.04.2009 Juvenile Products Credit Group, Louisville, Kentucky
03.24.2009 National Association of Credit Management Midwest, Rolling Meadows, Illinois
02.19.2009 National Steel Mill Credit Group, Phoenix, Arizona
02.12.2009 Mecklenburg County Bar Association Seminar, Charlotte, North Carolina
11.18.2008 International Textile Credit Clearing House Group, Charlotte, North Carolina
09.18.2008 National Association of Credit Management, 2008 NACM Central Region Credit Conference
11.09.2006 The Federation of Credit and Financial Professionals, Baltimore, Maryland
08.26.2005 National Dye & Pigment Group, Charlotte, North Carolina
03.14.2005 The International Credit Executives Southeast/The Southeastern Association of Credit Management, Charlotte, North Carolina
05.16.2004 Broadcast Cable Financial Management Association/Broadcast Cable Credit Association 2004 Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Allens, Inc. (Arkansas); American Apparel Company (South Carolina); Blue Water Automotive, Inc. (Detroit); Burlington Industries, Inc. (Delaware); Collins & Aikman Inc. (Michigan); Constar International Holdings, LLC (Delaware); Dana Automotive, Inc. (New York); Eastman Kodak Company (New York); Federated Department Stores, Inc. (Ohio); Fruit of the Loom, Inc. (Delaware); Harriet & Henderson Yarns, Inc. (North Carolina); Heckler Manufacturing and Investment Group, Inc. (New York); Hines Nursery, Inc. (Delaware); Integrity Packaging, Inc. (Texas); J.A. Jones Construction (Charlotte); Joan Fabrics Corporation (Delaware); K-mart Corporation (Chicago); Laurel Hill Paper Company, Inc. (North Carolina); Levitz Furniture Incorporated (Delaware); Logo Athletics, Inc. (Delaware); The Lovable Company, Inc. (Atlanta); MF Global Inc. (New York); Montgomery Ward (Delaware); Pillowtex, Inc. (Delaware); Polaroid Corporation (Delaware); PTL Heritage USA (South Carolina); Quaker Lace Company, Inc. (Philadelphia); Quebecor, Inc. (New York); SemCrude, L.P. (Delaware); Sheffield Industries, Inc. (Florida); Silk Greenhouses, Inc. (Florida); Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (Delaware); Spartan International (South Carolina); Stedor Corporation (Gold's Gym Apparel) (South Carolina); United Industries Corporation/Spectrum Brands, Inc. (Texas); Visteon Corporation (Delaware); Wellman, Inc. (New York)
 
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Working on the Chain Gang - Supply Chain Finance as the 'New Normal
David H. Conaway, May 27, 2014
Adjusting to the “new reality,” many companies have focused on all aspects of their balance sheets to improve performance for stakeholders. Companies have realized that material extensions of credit terms regarding its accounts payable result in dramatic improvement to cash flow and...

Need to Know Bankruptcy Concepts
David H. Conaway, May 19, 2014
The following is an executive summary of the “need to know” bankruptcy concepts as they impact creditors in business insolvencies.


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