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Scott Davidson is counsel in the Finance and Restructuring practice of King & Spalding’s New York office. He has substantial experience in all aspects of Chapter 11 work, and has represented clients in some of the largest bankruptcy cases ever filed, including those by Motors Liquidation Company (f/k/a General Motors Corporation), Lehman Brothers, Adelphia Communication Corporation and Enron Corporation.

In over two decades of practice, Scott has represented a broad array of clients, including asset buyers, court-appointed examiners, federal receivers, debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, groups/individuals and distressed investors.

Scott also is frequently involved in complex insolvency-related litigation matters arising during the course of chapter 11 bankruptcies and in other restructuring contexts.

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Credentials

J.D., New York Law School, cum laude

B.A., Hofstra University

New York

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Law Clerk, Honorable Melanie L. Cyganowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York

Intern, Honorable Melanie L. Cyganowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York

Intern, Judge Walter Shackman, New York

American Bankruptcy Institute

New York City Bar Association

Matters

Represent General Motors LLC on a wide variety of issues emanating out of their asset purchase agreement with General Motors Corporation, which was approved by the New York Bankruptcy Court in 2009. Certain of these matters involve complex litigation that concern billions of dollars of claims or damages.

Represent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in connection with distribution issues arising from its confirmed chapter 11 plan.

Represent one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with bankruptcy retention and fee matters in numerous bankruptcy cases.

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Represent General Motors LLC on a wide variety of issues emanating out of their asset purchase agreement with General Motors Corporation, which was approved by the New York Bankruptcy Court in 2009. Certain of these matters involve complex litigation that concern billions of dollars of claims or damages.

Represent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in connection with distribution issues arising from its confirmed chapter 11 plan.

Represent one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with bankruptcy retention and fee matters in numerous bankruptcy cases.

Represent a debtor in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case that is seeking to confirm a Section 524(g) Bankruptcy Plan that includes an Asbestos Trust.

Represent the Development Recovery Authority in connection with an adversary proceeding commenced in the GDB Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico.

Represented a purchaser of assets of a company that was previously involved in a bankruptcy case with asbestos liability issues.

Represented the largest equity holder in the Global Entertainment Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in successfully objecting to an equity trading order.

Represented Lehman Commercial Paper in a variety of issues relating to their bankruptcy, including derivative matters, post-petition interest issues and other plan-related disputes.

Represented a group of equity holders in an energy company’s bankruptcy case in connection with their request for the appointment of an equity committee.

Represented a group of hedge funds in the Washington Mutual bankruptcy case in connection with plan-related disputes.

Represented certain investors in the Madoff Ponzi scheme case in connection with adversary proceedings commenced against them for fraudulent conveyances and other alleged avoidable transfers.

Represented an insurer of general obligation bonds in a Chapter 9 bankruptcy case commenced by a health care district.

Represented the examiner in Enron North America in analyzing intercompany issues and acting as a plan facilitator.

Represented the examiner in Coudert Brothers in analyzing claims against partners and formulating a partner contribution plan.

Represented a receiver for a failed investment advisor including sorting through issues related to commingled accounts, liquidating assets, and formulating a plan of distribution.

Represented creditors in various Chapter 11 cases, including, among others, those brought by (i) a communications company, (ii) various jewelry companies, (iii) a hospital, and (iv) a munitions manufacturer.

Represented various debtors in Chapter 11 cases, including, among others, those brought by (i) a retail chain of stores, (ii) a steel business, and (iii) a large group of nursing homes.

Matters

Represent General Motors LLC on a wide variety of issues emanating out of their asset purchase agreement with General Motors Corporation, which was approved by the New York Bankruptcy Court in 2009. Certain of these matters involve complex litigation that concern billions of dollars of claims or damages.

Represent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in connection with distribution issues arising from its confirmed chapter 11 plan.

Represent one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with bankruptcy retention and fee matters in numerous bankruptcy cases.

See more
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Matters

Represent General Motors LLC on a wide variety of issues emanating out of their asset purchase agreement with General Motors Corporation, which was approved by the New York Bankruptcy Court in 2009. Certain of these matters involve complex litigation that concern billions of dollars of claims or damages.

Represent Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in connection with distribution issues arising from its confirmed chapter 11 plan.

Represent one of the “Big Four” accounting firms in connection with bankruptcy retention and fee matters in numerous bankruptcy cases.

Represent a debtor in a chapter 11 bankruptcy case that is seeking to confirm a Section 524(g) Bankruptcy Plan that includes an Asbestos Trust.

Represent the Development Recovery Authority in connection with an adversary proceeding commenced in the GDB Bankruptcy in Puerto Rico.

Represented a purchaser of assets of a company that was previously involved in a bankruptcy case with asbestos liability issues.

Represented the largest equity holder in the Global Entertainment Chapter 11 bankruptcy case in successfully objecting to an equity trading order.

Represented Lehman Commercial Paper in a variety of issues relating to their bankruptcy, including derivative matters, post-petition interest issues and other plan-related disputes.

Represented a group of equity holders in an energy company’s bankruptcy case in connection with their request for the appointment of an equity committee.

Represented a group of hedge funds in the Washington Mutual bankruptcy case in connection with plan-related disputes.

Represented certain investors in the Madoff Ponzi scheme case in connection with adversary proceedings commenced against them for fraudulent conveyances and other alleged avoidable transfers.

Represented an insurer of general obligation bonds in a Chapter 9 bankruptcy case commenced by a health care district.

Represented the examiner in Enron North America in analyzing intercompany issues and acting as a plan facilitator.

Represented the examiner in Coudert Brothers in analyzing claims against partners and formulating a partner contribution plan.

Represented a receiver for a failed investment advisor including sorting through issues related to commingled accounts, liquidating assets, and formulating a plan of distribution.

Represented creditors in various Chapter 11 cases, including, among others, those brought by (i) a communications company, (ii) various jewelry companies, (iii) a hospital, and (iv) a munitions manufacturer.

Represented various debtors in Chapter 11 cases, including, among others, those brought by (i) a retail chain of stores, (ii) a steel business, and (iii) a large group of nursing homes.

Credentials

J.D., New York Law School, cum laude

B.A., Hofstra University

New York

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Law Clerk, Honorable Melanie L. Cyganowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York

Intern, Honorable Melanie L. Cyganowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York

Intern, Judge Walter Shackman, New York

American Bankruptcy Institute

New York City Bar Association