David R. Eastlake

Associate
Houston,  TX  U.S.A.
Phone713.374.3576

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Business Reorganization & Financial Restructuring
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 713.374.3576
    Fax: 713.374.3505
    http://www.gtlaw.com/People/David-R-Eastlake
     
    University The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A., 2001; The University of Texas at Austin, M.P.A., 2001
     
    Law SchoolGeorge Washington University, J.D., 2007
     
    Admitted2008, New York; 2010, Texas; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
     
    Memberships 

    Professional & Community Involvement

    •Member, American Association of Attorney Certified Public Accountants

    •Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

    •Member, American Bar Association

    •Member, Houston Area Bankruptcy Young Lawyers Association

    •Member, Houston Bar Association

    •Member, New York State Bar Association

    •Member, State Bar of Texas

    •Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association

     
    Biography

    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

    •Bankruptcy law

    •Creditors' rights

    •Corporate reorganization

    Awards & Recognition

    •Member, Winning Team,U.S. News - Best LawyersLaw Firm of the Year in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy, 2013

    •Honoree, Empire State Counsel, 2008 and 2009

     
    Reported CasesCounsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et al. ; Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Bigler LP, et al .; Counsel to Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of VI Acquisition Corp and VICORP Restaurants, Inc. ; Counsel to convertible noteholders of Calpine Corp., et al. ; Counsel to secured lender in KY U.S.A. Energy, Inc., et al. ; Counsel to secured lenders of Equity Media Holdings Corp., et al. ; Counsel to secured lender and certain defendants in fraudulent transfer action in TOUSA, Inc., et al. ; Counsel to significant creditor in Cornerstone E&P Co., LP, et al. ; Counsel to Chapter 11 debtor in possession, Corn Exchange, LLC.; Counsel to Chapter 7 trustee in Lakehills Consulting, LP. The above representations were handled by Mr. Eastlake prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
     
    ISLN919882360
     
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    Office Information

    David R. Eastlake

    1000 Louisiana, Suite 1700
    HoustonTX 77002




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