Dan Reynolds is a corporate restructuring lawyer who represents major constituencies involved in distressed transactions. This includes companies both in and out of bankruptcy, parties looking to acquire assets through chapter 11, and other major stakeholders.
Dan has represented entities involved in all manner of restructuring transactions, including distressed sales and acquisitions, the structuring and consummation of spin-offs, and other out-of-court transactions. Dan also has substantial experience counseling clients in fraudulent conveyance, illegal dividend, fiduciary duty, and piercing the corporate veil issues.
Most recently, Dan served as counsel to Diebold Nixdorf in the first-ever cross-border restructuring involving dual main proceedings under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and a scheme of arrangement under the Dutch Act on Confirmation of Extrajudicial Plans (Wet Homologatie Onderhands Akkoord [WHOA]), and the first-ever chapter 15 recognition of Dutch Scheme proceedings and a sanctioned WHOA reorganization plan. Dan also played a major role in Jones Day's representation of Shiloh Industries, who successfully consummated a sale of substantially all of their assets pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, and FirstEnergy in certain of its unregulated power generation subsidiaries' chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, which were the first bankruptcy cases in the country to involve distressed nuclear assets. Other notable representations include, among others, Peabody Energy, FTD Companies, Westmoreland Resource Partners, Vari-Form Holdings Group, and Relativity Media.
Dan also serves on the Northern Ohio Advisory Board for the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Fifth Circuit: Barton Doctrine Precluded Litigation by Chapter 7 Debtor Against Bankruptcy Trustee and Counsel
Denial of Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Unwarranted Even if Plan Support Agreements Violated Disclosure Requirements
Buyer's Bad Faith in Failing to Inform Court of Right of First Refusal Precludes Statutory Mootness of Bankruptcy Sale
Delaware Court Holds Rejection Eliminates Non-Debtor's Exclusive Right to Provide Services to the Debtor
- July 15, 2022
The American Bankruptcy Institute's Northeast Bankruptcy Conference (Adding Value at the Front End: Applying Tempnology and Other Contractual Planning)
- May 2022
Recent Trends in Bankruptcy Alternatives for Distressed Businesses
- May 2020
Bankruptcy 363 Sales and Successor Liability: Limits to Selling "Free and Clear" of All Claims and Interests
- May 2016
City Club of Cleveland: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 2012); Lafayette College (B.A. 2008)
Best Lawyers in America (2024), including as "One to Watch" for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law (2021-2022)