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Dan Fliman

Partner, Corporate Department

New York

Phone: 1(212) 318-6434
Fax: 1(212) 752-2374

Overview

Daniel Fliman is a partner in the Financial Restructuring practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Fliman maintains a diverse restructuring and litigation practice, representing creditors, shareholders, boards, debtors, investors and purchasers in distressed contexts. He advises stakeholders such as financial institutions and committees with interests in companies positioned for turnaround. Mr. Fliman has worked with clients across a range of industries, including real estate, gaming, airline, oil & gas, retail, satellite communications, entertainment and publishing to provide valuable solutions for maximizing the recovery on their interests. He has played significant roles in some of the largest bankruptcies in the United States, including the Puerto Rico Title III proceedings and the Lehman Brothers and Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. bankruptcy cases.

Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Benchmark Litigation, Under 40 Hot List
  • Chambers USA (Recognized Practitioner)
  • Super Lawyers
  • The Legal 500, Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Turnarounds and Workouts, Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer
  • Turnaround Management Association, 2021 Turnaround of the Year: Mid-Size Company for American Addiction Centers
  • The M&A Advisor, 2021 Restructuring of the Year ($500M - $1B) for American Addiction Centers

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2003
  • B.A., Tufts University, 2000

Representations

  • American Addiction Centers (lenders)
  • Ampal-American Israel Corporation (controlling shareholder)
  • In re 20 Bayard Views, LLC (condominium board)
  • Boardriders (lenders)
  • Borders Group, Inc. (debtors)
  • Broadstripe, LLC (official creditors' committee)
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Company et al. (certain stakeholders)
  • Calfrac (noteholders)
  • Catalyst Paper Corp. (bondholders)
  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (bondholders)
  • Delphi Corporation (trade committee)
  • Eastman Kodak (majority bondholders and rights offering backstop parties)
  • Energy Future Holdings (ad hoc committee of EFH legacy bondholders)
  • Entergy New Orleans (bondholder committee)
  • Global Brokerage (bondholders)
  • iHeart Media (note trustee)
  • Innkeepers (CMBS certificateholder)
  • Intelsat (noteholders)
  • J.Crew Group Inc. (company)
  • Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. (RMBS certificateholder group)
  • LightSquared Inc. (certain stakeholders)
  • Lightstream Resources, Ltd. (unsecured noteholders)
  • Linens ‘n Things, Inc. (ad hoc committee of secured noteholders)
  • The McClatchy Company (official creditors’ committee)
  • Northwest Airlines Inc. (unofficial equity committee)
  • Payless (lenders)
  • Refco, Inc. (official creditors' committee)
  • ResCap (Federal Housing Finance Agency)
  • Sabine Oil & Gas Corp. bankruptcy (former directors)
  • Seadrill Operating LP et al. (group of first lien term loan lenders)
  • Smurfit Stone (preferred shareholders)
  • Toys "R" Us (noteholders)
  • Trico Marine Services, Inc. (official creditors' committee)
  • Ultra Petroleum (lenders)
  • Verestar Inc. (official creditors' committee)
  • Waypoint Leasing (lenders)
  • Westinghouse (creditor)

Practice Areas

Financial Restructuring

Languages

English

Admissions

New York Bar
New Jersey Bar

Education

Emory University School of Law, J.D. 2003

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