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.
Mr. Hania’s dual practice focuses on restructuring and dispute resolution.
He 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.
Mr. Hania has significant knowledge in civil and commercial litigation. He 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, Mr. Hania 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, Mr. Hania received a 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.
He speaks French and English fluently
Hautes études commerciales de Paris-HEC Paris - 2014 CAPA
Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas - 2011 Master en Droit
Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines - 2010 Master en Droit
Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines - 2009 Maîtrise
Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines - 2008 Licence
France - Avocat au Barreau de Paris