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David M. Banker
New York Office

437 Madison Avenue
24th Floor
New York, NY 10022

P: 212-551-7759
F: 212-599-5085

Biography

David M. Banker is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s Business Department and is a member of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice group. He focuses his practice on creditors’ rights in the context of complex bankruptcies, including providing counsel to unsecured creditors’ committees, institutional trade creditors, plan trustees, investment funds, secured lenders, and lessors.  He has represented the unsecured creditors’ committees in Orchids Paper, CST Industries, Willowood USA Holdings, Centerstone Linen, Prestige Industries, Noranda Aluminum, Borders Group, SP Newsprint, Gourmet Express, Chef Solutions, Advanced Marketing Services, Koen Book Distributors, Solaris Industries, and Xtera Communications.

David has extensive experience defending preference and fraudulent conveyance actions in numerous jurisdictions throughout the country. He is a certified mediator included on the register of mediators for the Southern District of New York and Delaware Bankruptcy Courts. Most recently, he has served on the panels of mediators for the Loehmann’s, Furniture Brands, GT Advanced Technologies, Vivaro, and WireflyMobile bankruptcy cases.

David advises clients through all steps of the bankruptcy process, including pre-bankruptcy planning, negotiating the sale of claims, and defending claim objections. He also works extensively with lessors in negotiations over the terms of the assumption and cure of leases, adequate protection orders, and claims related to lease rejection.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, David was an attorney at a large international law firm.

Selected Speaking Engagements

Academic Achievements

David received his J.D., cum laude, from New York Law School. He graduated, magna cum laude, from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice.