In David Shemano’s practice, he represents Chapter 11 debtors, creditors’ committees, trustees, secured creditors and general unsecured creditors in all aspects of corporate bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation. He has in-depth experience handling bankruptcy and restructuring matters related to real estate, entertainment, franchising, and manufacturing.
Among his recent matters are guiding Club Ventures/DavidBarton Gym through its reorganization and emergence from Chapter 11 protection, leading the Section 363 sale of rights to “The Terminator” movie franchise in connection with Halcyon Holding Group’s Chapter 11 matter, and representing one of the largest owners of El Pollo Loco franchises in Southern California in its Chapter 11 restructuring.
Mr. Shemano frequently lectures before the Practicing Law Institute, American Bankruptcy Institute, and other audiences. He recently served as the President of the Financial Lawyers Conference and was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy. He is a member of the Commercial and Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.