David J. McCarty: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

David J. McCarty


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Practice Areas

  • Finance
  • Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities - "CMBS"
  • Food and Beverage
  • Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
University Claremont Men's College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolHarvard University, J.D., cum laude, 1977
Admitted1977, California


•Member, Financial Lawyers Conference

•Past Chair, Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association

•Member, Business Bankruptcy Committee, American Bar Association

•Past Chair and Board Member, Bankruptcy Battleground West, America Bankruptcy Institute


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

•Best Lawyers in America (Banking Law and Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law), 2009-2014

•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 (Also at South Hope Street, Los Angeles Office)


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David J. McCarty

650 Town Center Drive, 4th Floor
Costa MesaCA 92626


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