Daniel Forman

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8196
F 212 728 9196
dformanwillkie.com

Dan Forman is a partner in the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department. Dan represents both debtors and creditors in large, complex, chapter 11 cases and out of court restructurings. He also regularly represents sponsors, investors, acquirers and lenders in chapter 11 cases and non-judicial restructuring matters.  Dan also has significant experience in mass tort restructuring matters, including representing claimant committees and a 524(g) asbestos Trust. Dan currently serves on the firm’s Technology Committee.

Dan was named to Law360‘s list of “Rising Stars“ in 2020 for being a top bankruptcy attorney under 40, and recognized as a 2020 Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts.

Outside of the office, Dan is an active member of the UJA-Federation of New York, Next Generation Bankruptcy and Reorganization Group, a subdivision of the broader UJA Federation’s lawyers division, which brings together restructuring professionals in their 30s and 40s who are enthusiastic about pursuing philanthropic and other opportunities to give back to the greater NYC community.  Dan also serves on the organizing committee for the annual JFCS of Northern New Jersey Wheels for Meals bike ride, which has raised over $1 million since its inception to support homebound seniors, disabled individuals and disadvantaged families in the community.

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Dan Forman is a partner in the Business Reorganization & Restructuring Department. Dan represents both debtors and creditors in large, complex, chapter 11 cases and out of court restructurings. He also regularly represents sponsors, investors, acquirers and lenders in chapter 11 cases and non-judicial restructuring matters.  Dan also has significant experience in mass tort restructuring matters, including representing claimant committees and a 524(g) asbestos Trust. Dan currently serves on the firm’s Technology Committee.

Dan was named to Law360‘s list of “Rising Stars“ in 2020 for being a top bankruptcy attorney under 40, and recognized as a 2020 Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts.

Selected Significant Matters

Dan has advised on the following significant matters:

  • Hertz Corporation (ad hoc Group of Hertz Corporation Senior Noteholders)
  • PG&E (ad hoc Group of Subrogation Claim Holders and Subrogation Trust Advisory Board)
  • Imerys Talc America, Inc. (Official Committee of Talc Claimants)
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (COFINA Agent)
  • North American Refractories Company (“NARCO”) Trust (Trust)
  • Glansaol Holdings Inc. (Debtor)
  • LightSquared (Potential Acquirer of Assets and Creditor)
  • Rural/Metro Corporation (Debtor)
  • Rotech Healthcare, Inc. (Creditor)
  • RG Steel, LLC (Debtor)
  • Barneys New York, Inc. (Sponsor)
  • Resort Finance America, LLC (Lender and Acquirer)
  • TerreStar Networks Inc. (Creditor and Acquirer)
  • Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Investor)
  • LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (Debtor)

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