David Samole, a partner at Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton, focuses his practice on corporate bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation matters. He represents parties in corporate reorganization, liquidation, workouts and financially distressed transactions, and also serves as a fiduciary Assignee in state court liquidation proceedings. David also has represented healthcare providers in disputes with managed care companies and government payers.
David’s insolvency-related litigation experience includes representing corporate debtors, creditors, committees, trustees and related parties in contested Chapter 11 proceedings, including principals, guarantors and Section 363 asset purchasers in the healthcare, real estate, hospitality, retail, aviation, banking, maritime, and construction industries, as well as in cross-border insolvencies.
David also handles many of the firm’s more complex trustee matters, including in the bank holding and Ponzi scheme litigation contexts, in addition to the firm’s clients facing potential exposure for avoidable transfers under the Bankruptcy Code or under applicable state law. He frequently represents commercial landlords and other corporate entities and counterparties in bankruptcy proceedings and insolvency-related litigation throughout the country. His practice also includes bankruptcy appeals, assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and serving as a fiduciary or fiduciary counsel in federal bankruptcy and state court liquidation proceedings.
David’s healthcare litigation matters focused on reimbursement litigation on behalf of providers, including a portfolio of managed care litigation matters for one of the largest hospital/health systems in the Southeast United States.
David is the Past-President of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, and he also served as the President of the University of Chicago Alumni Club of South Florida.
When he is not working at the firm, David enjoys running, attending Miami Heat home games, and spending time with his family. He lives in Miami with his wife, Brigid, who is an attorney, and their two children.