Columbia Law School,
State University of New York at Stony Brook,
American Bankruptcy Institute
Thompson Coburn Hahn & Hessen;
Hahn & Hessen;
Special Counsel, 1998-2000
Creditanstalt International Advisors;
General Counsel, 1996-1998
New York City Housing Authority;
Assistant General Counsel, 1993-1996
Shereff, Friedman, Hoffman & Goodman LLP;
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP;
Center for Urban Community Services (CUCS)
Board Member 2000-Present, Chair, Audit Committee Member, Executive Committee
Don represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, business organization, and general corporate matters. In addition, he works regularly with the Firm's Bankruptcy Practice Group in structuring and implementing out-of-court workouts, reorganizations and asset sales in Chapter 11 cases.
Over the past several years, Don's practice has focused on the corporate and M&A aspects of Chapter 11 cases and out-of-court workouts. He has been actively involved in the representation of the Creditors' Committees in the AWI/White Rose, Reichhold Holdings, Syms/Filene's, Furniture Brands, New Century, American Home Mortgage, Aegis, Pillowtex, Cone Mills, American Classic Voyages, and Joan and David Chapter 11 cases.
Don is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and has served as Co-Chair and Education Director of the American Bankruptcy Institute's Asset Sales Committee. In addition, he served on the Advisory Board for the 2010 ABI Professional Development Program, which is a program designed for mid-level professionals in the restructuring field. Don has spoken on panels for organizations such as the Practicing Law Institute, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys.
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