Daniel M. Simon represents public and private companies, secured and unsecured creditors, acquirers of distressed assets, and investors in all aspects of corporate restructuring transactions. He represents a diverse range of clients spanning numerous industries in complex and contentious bankruptcy cases.

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  • Represented Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, a publicly-traded REIT and owner of malls, in its comprehensive restructuring through prepackaged chapter 11 cases*
  • Represented the purchaser and provider of DIP financing for Lucky Brand Dungarees, LLC, effectuated through a sale of substantially all assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code*
  • Represented one of the largest fast-food franchisors—comprising nearly 2,500 locations—in connection with multiple distressed franchisees*

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  • Legal 500 USA, Recommended Lawyer, 2022
  • M&A Advisor Turnaround Award, Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year, ExGen Texas Power and Divestment of Handley Power to Exelon ($100 million to $1 billion), 2019
  • M&A Advisor Turnaround Award, Distressed M&A Deal of the Year, Reorganization of Katy Industries ($100 million to $250 million), 2018
  • Daily Report, “On the Rise”, 2017
  • M&A Advisor, Emerging Leaders Award, 2017


Duke University School of Law, JD, 2008
Vanderbilt University, BA, 2005