David Hania is a French qualified associate in the Paris office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, where he serves as member of the firm’s Business Restructuring and Reorganization and Litigation practice groups.
His dual practice focuses on restructuring and dispute resolution.
David specializes in pre-insolvency and insolvency matters, acting in the context of distressed LBO transactions, French and cross-border safeguard and reorganization insolvency proceedings. He has advised debtors, shareholders, buyers and also insolvency practitioners and creditors in their relationships with companies facing difficulties.
He has significant knowledge in civil and commercial litigation. David advises clients in equity capital insolvency dispute matters, conflicts arising out of M&A operations and intricate business relationships. His experience encompasses advising companies in multiple sectors, with a focus on retail.
Prior to joining Gibson Dunn in 2020, he practiced with Weil, Gotshal & Manges since 2019. He had previously worked within BDGS’s restructuring practice for two years.
Admitted to the Paris Bar since 2017, David received an M.S. in 2015 from HEC. He also graduated in General private law from University Paris II – Panthéon Assas in 2011, as well as in Business law from University Versailles St Quentin-en-Yvelines in 2010.
David speaks French and English fluently.
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2011 Master en Droit
Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines - 2010 Master en Droit
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris