Daniel M. Simon - McDermott Will & Emery


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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  • Represents the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Voyager Digital Holdings, Inc., as one of the first cryptocurrency exchanges to file chapter 11
  • Represented Gulf Coast Health Care, LLC, an operator of 28 skilled nursing facilities through a contested chapter 11 process, ultimately confirming a chapter 11 plan after a five-day confirmation trial
  • Represented Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, a publicly-traded REIT and owner of malls, in its comprehensive restructuring through prepackaged chapter 11 cases*

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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