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David Gordon

Adjunct Professor

Areas of Expertise

Bankruptcy Law, Transactional Law


Complex Restructurings in Chapter 11


David Gordon is senior managing associate with Dentons US LLP. He focuses his practice on business bankruptcy and creditors' rights litigation and has experience representing secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers of assets, trustees, examiners, committees, and other parties-in-interest in Chapter Eleven reorganization proceedings.

David also has significant non-bankruptcy litigation experience in both state and federal courts. David regularly represents lenders in foreclosure confirmation proceedings, complaints for appointment of receivers and other equitable relief, and all other areas of creditors’ rights litigation. David’s transactional experience includes representing purchasers in 363 sales and representing various parties in problem loan workouts, assignments for the benefit of creditors, forbearance agreements, and other distress transactions.

He is currently adjunct professor of law at the Emory University School of Law. While in law school, David was the Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal.

Education: JD, Emory University School of Law (with honors); BA, Georgetown University.