David R. Eastlake focuses his practice primarily on representation of debtors in possession, official and ad hoc committees, significant creditors and secured lenders in complex Chapter 11 reorganization cases, Chapter 7 liquidations, out-of-court restructurings and bankruptcy-related litigation matters. In addition, David's experience includes representing purchasers and sellers of assets of Chapter 11 debtors and financially distressed companies, negotiating debtor in possession financing, and drafting reorganization plans and disclosure statements. His representations have ranged across a wide array of industries, including energy, oil and gas, retail, manufacturing, real estate, financial services, telecommunication and cable.
Areas of Concentration
• Creditors' rights
• Corporate reorganization
Awards & Recognition
•Member, Winning Team, U.S. News - Best Lawyers Law Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2013
•Honoree, Empire State Counsel, 2008 and 2009