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  • Education
    • J.D., Honors, Emory University School of Law, 2006
    • B.A., Georgetown University, 2003
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
    • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
David leads Polsinelli's national distressed health care practice. David counsels on business bankruptcies and insolvencies with a distinct focus on healthcare industry restructuring. David has a wide breadth of experience representing healthcare providers, REITs, hospitals, lenders, landlords, healthcare systems, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, purchasers of distressed assets, secured and unsecured creditors, committees, trustees and other parties-in-interest in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings, receiverships and workouts throughout the United States.

David’s transactional experience includes representing purchasers in 363 sales and representing various parties in problem loan workouts, bridge loans and other financings, forbearance agreements and other distressed transactions. 

Prior to joining Polsinelli, David taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the Emory University School of Law for over seven years.
  • Currently representing multiple funding companies by providing general regulatory compliance advice and preparing state by state opinions for the clients’ lenders allowing them advance funds in each state. Experience includes rendering opinions in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, and South Carolina. 
  • Lead counsel to the Chapter 11 Trustee for Neopharma, Inc., a domestic manufacturer of antibiotics and other pharmaceutical products. 
  • Lead counsel to Clare Oaks, an Illinois not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community, in its Chapter 11 restructuring in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. 
  • Counsel to MED Healthcare Partners in the acquisition of various distressed healthcare assets throughout the United States. 
  • Lead counsel to Virtual Citadel, Inc. in its chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
  • Lead counsel to Welcov Healthcare LLC and its subsidiaries and affiliates in the emergency transfer of over twenty Welcov-operated skilled nursing facilities and related health care assets and Welcov’s subsequent dissolution proceedings. 
  • Lead counsel to Curae Health, Inc. and its affiliates in their Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, Nashville Division.
  • Represented a fund owned by Formation Capital as Plaintiffs in the Receivership of Fortis Management Group and its affiliates.  
  • Represented California healthcare district in its Chapter 9 reorganization proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California.
  • Represented hospice care provider and its debtor affiliates in Chapter 11 proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.
  • Represented Maybrook Healthcare, LLC in its acquisition of skilled nursing facilities and various healthcare-related assets throughout the United States.
  • Represented MED Healthcare Partners in the acquisition of assets in the Vanguard Healthcare Chapter 11 cases.
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The Intersection of Senior Housing Operators, their Landlords, and Lenders During COVID-19
Speaker, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors 19th Annual Advanced Restructuring & Plan of Reorganization Conference
November 16, 2020
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How to Restructure an Industry that Has Been Shut Down, and How to Prove Feasibility When You're Starting from Ground Zero
Speaker, American Bankruptcy Institute Insolvency 2020 Conference
October 7, 2020
webinar Webinars
March 27, 2020
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Quoted, Skilled Nursing News
January 5, 2020
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Bankruptcy Trends: Contracts and Plans
Moderator, American Bankruptcy Institute
August 2, 2019
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Quoted, Skilled Nursing News
July 11, 2019
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Quoted, Skilled Nursing News  
February 10, 2019
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Show Me the Money: Navigating the Reimbursement Web
Moderator, American Bankruptcy Institute
January 17, 2019
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Avoidance Actions and Valuations
Panelist, AIRA 34th Annual Bankruptcy & Restructuring Conference
June 2018
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Healthcare Restructuring - A Growing Aged Population, So Why So Many Restructurings?
Panelist, Nexia International Turnaround, Restructuring & Insolvency (TRI) Conference
May 2018