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David Bowsher Contributes to 2024 Editions of Strategic Alternatives for and Against Distressed Businesses and Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

David Bowsher, partner in the firm's Birmingham office and member of the firm’s Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy Practice, co-authored several chapters published in the 2024 editions of Strategic Alternatives For and Against Distressed Businesses and Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation

A skilled adviser on mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy matters, and oil and gas acquisitions and financing, David co-authored three chapters in Strategic Alternatives and one chapter in Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation on distressed companies and bankruptcy-related issues.

Strategic Alternatives is a thorough overview of corporate restructuring and insolvency. David served as the principal author for "Chapter 18: Perspectives: Buyers," which provides guidance for potential purchasers of a distressed business. He also co-authored two state-specific chapters. "Chapter 20: Alabama” focuses on assignments for the benefit of creditors. "Chapter 38: Alabama” focuses on receiverships.

Commercial Bankruptcy Litigation contains contributions from some of the nation's top bankruptcy litigators and covers topics from general bankruptcy practice and procedure to appeals. David co-authored "Chapter 18: Credit Bidding in Plan Sales," which details a particular aspect of how creditors are treated in certain bankruptcy acquisitions.

David has been published in Strategic Alternatives since 2015.

David advises on mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy matters, and oil and gas acquisitions and financing. The focus of his mergers and acquisitions practice is middle market deals, in which he has represented both buyers and sellers. David has deep background in all aspects of corporate restructuring, with particular experience in §363 asset sales in bankruptcy cases. His oil and gas practice centers around exploration and production companies with operations in Texas and elsewhere. Additionally, David's extensive corporate and transactional experience includes securities offerings, financing transactions and capital raising efforts for companies of all sizes, from start-ups and emerging growth companies to more established businesses.

David serves in a number of professional affiliations, including as Immediate Past President of the Duke Law Alumni Association Board of Directors and as a member of the Board of Governors, and former President of the Republican National Lawyers Association. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, Super Lawyers and the Birmingham Business Journal.

David co-authored an article for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s ABI Journal in June 2023, outlining creative uses and pitfalls to avoid for § 363 asset sales.