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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 counsels on business bankruptcies and insolvencies with a distinct focus on healthcare industry restructuring. David has a wide breadth of experience representing REITs, hospitals, lenders, landlords, healthcare systems, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, purchasers of distressed assets, secured and unsecured creditors, committees, and other parties-in-interest in Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings, receiverships, and workouts throughout the United States.

His extensive experience in non-bankruptcy transactional and litigation in both state and federal courts allows him to understand all sides of the law.  He routinely represents lenders in all areas of creditors’ rights litigation.  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.

• 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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Quoted, Skilled Nursing News  
February 10, 2019
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Avoidance Actions and Valuations
Panelist, AIRA 34th Annual Bankruptcy & Restructuring Conference
June 2018
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Distressed Opportunities in the Midst of Healthcare Transformation: Seizing the Day
Moderator, Health Care Dealmakers Conference
May 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
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QCP Seeks Receivership for HCR ManorCare Properties
Quoted, Skilled Nursing News
August 2017
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ManorCare Could Head for a Breakup Amid Troubles
Quoted, Skilled Nursing News
July 2017
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What's Next In Health Care? Challenges for Providers and Opportunities for Restructuring Professionals in an Ever-Changing Landscape
Panelist, American Bankruptcy Institute Southeastern Conference
July 2017
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Treatment of HIPAA Protected Information in Bankruptcy Acquisitions of Distressed Healthcare Companies
Author, American Bankruptcy Institute Asset Sales Newsletter
June 2017
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The Top 10 Issues to Be Aware of When Buying a Health Care Business, and How to Plan for the Inevitable Surprises
Panelist, American Bankruptcy Institute 2017 Spring Meeting
April 2017
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Road Ahead Could Be Bumpy for Georgia Practitioners
Quoted, Fulton County Daily Report
March 2017