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David Schiff

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Advises on a wide range of U.S. and international restructurings, bankruptcies and liability management transactions.

David advises on a wide range of U.S. and international restructurings, bankruptcies and liability management transactions. He represents hedge funds, creditor groups, banks, companies, equity sponsors and other strategic parties.

Experience highlights

  • An ad hoc group of creditors in connection with Samarco Mineracão S.A.’s Brazilian and U.S. reorganization proceedings
  • The DIP agent and arranger and prepetition collateral trustee in the chapter 11 restructuring of Talen Energy Supply and its affiliates
  • Term loan lenders in connection with amendments and other financing transactions for TEAM, Inc.
  • An ad hoc group of lenders DIP financing providers in the chapter 11 restructuring of Speedcast International Ltd.
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders and backstop parties in liability management transactions and the eventual chapter 11 proceedings of Sable Permian Resources
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders and certain backstop parties in the $20 billion cross-border restructuring of Oi S.A.
  • A major Hong Kong-based creditor in the cross-border restructuring of China Fishery Group
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders in the $3 billion debt restructuring of OEC
  • The agent for the lenders under PG&E’s $3 billion unsecured utility credit facility
  • An ad hoc group of noteholders in the chapter 11 proceedings for Alta Mesa Resources
  • Ad hoc groups of noteholders and lenders and/or administrative agents for loan facilities in the restructurings of FTS International, Catalina Marketing Corp., Concordia International Corp., C&J Energy Services Ltd. and RCS Capital Corp.
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Insights

Education
J.D., New York University School of Law
  • cum laude
  • Articles Editor, N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy
B.A., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • cum laude
Professional history
  • Partner, 2022-present
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2015-2022
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, 2013-2015
Qualifications and admissions
  • State of New York
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York
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