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David M. Poitras
  • Bankruptcy
  • California, Massachusetts
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Summary

David Poitras has specialized in representing individuals and companies in all areas of bankruptcy (creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, investors and trustees, asset acquirers), out-of-court financial restructurings, receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors.

Education
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
J.D.
Suffolk University
B.S.
Professional Experience
Partner
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Are You Prepared for E-Discovery?
Bankruptcy Strategist
Speaking Engagements
Panelist: ABA Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada 1998, "Legal Ethics: Standards for Bankruptcy & Business Attorneys"
Panelist: Beverly Hills Bar Association 1998, "Revised Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms"
Panelist: State Bar of California Business Law Section Education Institute, 1998, "Bankruptcy Ethics for the Debtor's Lawyer"
Panelist: State Bar of California Business Law Section Education Institute, 2000, "The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2000: Changes in Practice Under Chapter 11"
Panelist: Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2000, "Who's the Boss, Exploring Ethical Issues and Conflicts in Bankruptcy Cases"
Panelist: Los Angeles Paralegal Association, 2001, "Who's the Boss, Exploring Ethical Issues and Conflicts from the Paralegal's Perspective"
Panelist: State Bar of California 2001 Annual Meeting, "Is There a Safe Harbor? Ethical Dilemmas of Pre-Bankruptcy Exemption Planning & Other Transfers"
Panelist: Commercial Law & Bankruptcy Section—Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2001, "Cash Collateral—Back to the Basics: The ABC's of Using Cash Collateral in Bankruptcy"
Lecturer: Pepperdine University Graduate School of Management, February 2002, "Corporate Restructuring and Valuation Seminar"
Panelist: Anderson School at UCLA, July 2002, "Buying and Selling a Company in a Tough Economy—How to Optimize Price and Liquidity in a Buyer's Market"
Panelist: California CPA Education Foundation's 2002 Bankruptcy Conference, September 2002, "Claims Litigation"
Moderator: Beverly Hills Bar Association, 2003, "Judicial Experience Since General Order 02-02: A Three-Judge Perspective"
Lecturer: Pepperdine University Graduate School of Management, February 2003, "Corporate Restructuring and Valuation Seminar"
Panelist: Real Property Law Section—Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2003, "Issues Arising Out of Bankruptcy Filing by Tenant"
Panelist: Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, June 2003, "Issues and Strategies for Forensic Investigations"
Panelist: California CPA Education Foundation's 2003 Bankruptcy Conference, September 2003, "DIP Financing: Financing the Chapter 11 Debtor"
Panelist: Financial Lawyers Conference, October 2004, "Current Ethical Issues Facing Commercial and Bankruptcy Professionals Representing Debtors, Creditors and Lenders in the 'Zone of Insolvency'"
Professional Associations
California State Bar
Member
Current
American Bar Association
Member
Current
Los Angeles and Orange County Bankruptcy Forums
Member
Current
Financial Lawyers Conference
Current
Bankruptcy Section of American Bar Association's General Practice and Small Firm Section
Vice-Chair
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California State Bar Bankruptcy-Debtor/Creditor Committee of the Business Law Section
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Massachusetts
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Practice Area
  • Bankruptcy
Languages
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
David M. Poitras' Website Profile
Website
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Website
Contact & Map
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (310) 201-3571
Cell: (310) 720-1918
Fax: (310) 712-8571