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Daniel Fliman, one of Turnarounds & Workouts’ Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers and a Benchmark Litigation Future Star, joined Stroock’s market-leading Financial Restructuring Group as a partner today.  He arrives from Kasowitz Benson Torres, where he was a partner.

Mr. Fliman’s practice includes all aspects of financial restructuring, with an emphasis on strategic litigation.  Mr. Fliman’s clients include creditors, shareholders, boards, investors, asset purchasers and debtors. Mr. Fliman has been heavily involved in the Puerto Rico Title III proceeding and the Toys “R” Us and Westinghouse chapter 11 cases. He previously had significant roles in the Lehman Brothers, J.Crew, Sabine Oil & Gas and Caesars Entertainment situations, among myriad other high-profile matters.

With nearly 50 attorneys – including 15 partners – Stroock’s financial restructuring team services its core client base of public and private investors, debt issuers, agents and trustees in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, distressed mergers and acquisitions, distressed lending and complex litigation.  It is a booming practice, noted for being at the center of some of the most complicated and high-profile restructurings in recent years, including: energy, oil and gas services companies Seadrill Ltd., Foresight Energy, Panda Temple I and American Gilsonite; media and telecommunications entities Avaya and LightSquared; medical services provider 21stCentury Oncology; gaming and leisure giant Caesars Entertainment, and regional players Trump Entertainment Resorts and Indiana Downs; homebuilder K.Hovnanian Enterprises; paper related companies Appvion and Cenveo; education related leaders Delta Education, Ancora Education and School Specialty; grocers A&P and Haggen Holdings; and retailers Brookstone, Loehmann’s and Toys “R” Us, among many other situations.

Kris Hansen, chair of Stroock’s national Financial Restructuring Group, said, “Dan Fliman makes us stronger. He is a talented advocate and a skilled tactician who is a great addition to our team. Dan adds depth and a recognized brand, especially to our complex litigation offering, and we provide Dan with a multi-talented bench from which to service his growing client base.”

Mr. Fliman noted, “I am excited to join the large and talented team at Stroock, which is a natural progression for my practice.  Stroock’s restructuring group has lawyers of the highest caliber, represents an ever expanding list of marquee clients for whom it delivers great results and is made up of truly quality people.”

Mr. Fliman received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and his B.A. from Tufts University.

Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally. With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C. For more, visit

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