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Proskauer Rose LLP
11 TIMES SQUARE
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10036-8299
NEW YORK
United States
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Work Department

Restructuring & Bankruptcy

Position

David M. Hillman is co-head of Proskauer’s Private Credit Restructuring Group and a member of the Business Solutions, Governance, Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group.

David has over 25 years of experience with an emphasis on representing private credit lenders, private funds, sovereign wealth funds and other alternative lenders and distressed investors in special situations and restructurings both in and out of court, whether the lender is secured or unsecured, unitranche or structured preferred. He has substantial experience in every phase of restructuring and distressed investing, including credit bid sales under section 363, debt-for-equity swaps, chapter 11 plans, out-of-court restructurings and foreclosures, as well as navigating inter-creditor issues involving the relative rights of majority and minority lenders. David also litigates the issues facing private credit lenders, including issues involving plan confirmation, solvency, valuation, inter-creditor disputes, financing and cash collateral disputes, fraudulent transfers, equitable subordination, recharacterization, breach of fiduciary duty and similar disputes.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate

Proskauer Rose LLP has a multifaceted practice and represents a range of clients including companies, lenders, investors, unsecured creditors and independent fiduciaries. David Hillman acted as lead partner in the representation of Murray Metallurgical Coal Holdings LLC and its five subsidiaries, in its Chapter 11 cases pertaining to $270m of funded debt. Timothy Karcher and Charles Dale assisted the matter and sought the approval of a $90m senior and junior DIP loan. Martin Bienenstock chairs the team from New York, while Jeff Marwil is the US co-head and is based in Chicago. Lawyers are in New York unless otherwise stated.