David Barrack is a business lawyer with over 25 years of national and international practice in the areas of complex corporate and financial restructuring, in and out of court workouts, creditors’ rights, commercial finance, corporate governance, fiduciary duty litigation, fraud investigation and litigation, asset recovery and commercial litigation. He regularly serves as lead transactional and litigation counsel in bankruptcy and insolvency matters, and counsels clients with respect to fiduciary duties, director and officer liability and fraudulent conveyance issues. Represents debtors, creditors, equity committees, investors, bondholders, secured and unsecured creditors as well as purchasers and sellers of assets in bankruptcy cases. He has represented clients in various industries, including finance, environmental management, real estate, oil and gas, insurance, shipping, manufacturing and retail, among other industries.
David is currently a partner at Winslett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser LLP. Before that, he was partner in an American Lawyer 100 firm and prior to that, he was a partner with the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright (f/k/a Fulbright & Jaworski LLP) where he served as the Head of the New York Bankruptcy Group and as firm wide as the Co-Head of the Subprime and Credit Crisis Practice Group.
He was awarded his law degree Magna Cum Laude, Salutatorian, from Western New England School of Law. He then was the Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward D. Hayes, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York.
David’s is a Fellow of the American Bar Association and was the Co-Chair of the Insolvency and Secured Transaction Committee of the International Section of the American Bar Association. He regularly authors articles and gives speeches concerning bankruptcy and insolvency issues, and most recently authored a Chapter for the Inside the Minds series published by Aspatore, Bankruptcy’s Impact on Your Company’s Intellectual Property.