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Daniel A. Fliman

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Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy; Plaintiffs' Litigation


Daniel A. Fliman represents debtors, creditors, shareholders, investors and purchasers in distressed contexts. He has particular experience representing stakeholders such as principals, hedge funds and financial institutions with interests in companies positioned for turnaround. Dan often represents clients that require substantial influence in the direction of a reorganization and he works closely with his clients to provide valuable solutions for maximizing the recovery on their interests.

Recently, Dan has been recognized on the Benchmark Litigation 2016 Under 40 Hot List. Dan has also been named a 2016 “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnaround and Workouts, which honored 12 top attorneys under 40 in the restructuring practice area. Dan has also been recognized as a New York Metro Super Lawyer in 2016. In 2015, Dan was highlighted in The Legal 500’s guide to outstanding attorneys nationwide for Corporate Restructuring (including bankruptcy). He was also recognized as a “Rising Star” in the 2013-2014 editions of New York Metro Super Lawyers.


New York; New Jersey; U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


Emory Law School (J.D., 2003); Tufts University (B.A., 2000)

United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Within: Next generation lawyers

Daniel Fliman - Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP has been engaged in a number of creditor-side representations and is ‘first class when it comes to providing advice in a quickly changing environment and in long legal proceedings’. The New York-based group represented the committee of unsecured creditors of Essar Steel Minnesota; the team filed a motion opposing approval of the debtor-in-possession loan. It also represents the ad hoc group of Energy Future Holdings legacy noteholders and is advising the former officers and directors of Forest Oil Corporation, a company that merged with Sabine Oil & Gas in 2014, in claims brought by the official creditors’ committee of breach of fiduciary duty. In a private equity sponsor representation, it is representing TPG Capital concerning its portfolio company Caesars Entertainment, which filed for bankruptcy in January 2015. Another highlight is the representation of the equity committee appointed in the latest Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Hercules Offshore, in which the team has filed an objection to the pre-packaged plan. The ‘very responsive, hard-working, pragmatic and smartDavid Rosner is a ‘great litigator’ and leads the team with David Friedman, a ‘senior partner that offers vast experience in legal strategy’. Daniel Fliman is also highly recommended.

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