David J. McCarty is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group.
Areas of Practice
Mr. McCarty specializes in bankruptcy, restructurings, creditors' rights and commercial law. He has represented a wide variety of constituencies in bankruptcy, restructurings and troubled debt matters, including secured creditors, unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, creditors' committees, trustees and purchasers.
•Leading Lawyer, Chambers USA, 2014-2016
•Best Lawyers in America (Banking Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law), 2009-2015
•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2008-2013
•Which Lawyer?, Restructuring, Practical Law Company, 2011, 2012
•The BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms 2009-2010
•Who's Who Legal: California, 2008-2009
U.S. Bank, Comerica Bank, Union Bank of California, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Unified Grocers.
People's Choice Home Loan . Represent mortgage warehouse lender with $270 million outstanding in Chapter 11 case for subprime lender.
Ownit . Represent indenture trustee in connection with repurchase claims in Chapter 11 case for subprime lender.
PacSun . Represent agent bank on $25 million in development financing in Chapter 11 case involving commercial and residential development.
Cooper Commins . Represented construction lenders in connection with Chapter 11 case involving partially completed condominium project.
Northwest Airlines . Represent indenture trustee for $235 million in bonds and member of creditors committee.
Adelphia Communications . Represent indenture trustee for $1.7 billion in notes and member of creditors committee.
Intermet Corporation . Represent indenture trustee for $175 million in notes and member of creditors committee in Chapter 11 case for automotive industry supplier to OEMs and Tier 1s.
Kistler Aerospace . Represented large aerospace subcontractor/supplier with $46 million claim and member of creditors committee.
Fedco. Represented supplier to membership/discount retail chain and member of creditors committee.
Illuminations . Represented subordinated debt holder and member of creditors committee in Chapter 11 case for retailer.
Fleming Foods . Represented prospective purchaser for portions of Flemings wholesale grocery distribution business.
Leap Wireless . Represented indenture trustee for $743 million in notes and member of creditors committee.
General Chemical . Represented indenture trustee for $100 million in notes and member of creditors committee.
American Plumbing and Mechanical. Represented indenture trustee for $95 million in notes and member of creditors committee.
Loewen . Represented indenture trustee for $350 million in notes.
SonicBlue . Represent indenture trustee for $106 million in notes.
IT Group Inc. Represented large engineering/construction firm involved in projects with this Chapter 11 debtor.
Excite@Home . Represented large software company/internet company in contractual relationship with this Chapter 11 debtor.
MedPartners . Represented large health plans in Chapter 11 case for health care network with over one million members.
(Unnamed Company). Represented agent bank in workout and out-of-court sale of manufacturer company relating to $130 million in syndicated loans.
Alestra . Represented indenture trustee for $570 million in notes in connection with exchange offer and related litigation.
Riverstone Networks. Represented indenture trustee for $132 million in notes in litigation related to dispute over asserted defaults.
A&J Cheese . Represented agent bank on $56 million in financing in receivership involving cheese company.
Dutra Group . Represented lead bank for $60 million in financing in Chapter 11 case for dredging and quarry company.
(Also at South Hope Street, Los Angeles Office)