Daniel M. Pereira





Daniel Pereira concentrates his practice on litigation and transactional matters with a focus on advising clients on commercial litigation, bankruptcy-related and creditors’ rights issues. Daniel has experience in cross-border insolvency and restructuring proceedings. He also has experience advising commercial lenders in loan enforcement matters including workouts and foreclosures.

Daniel received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law where he was a lead editor of Drexel Law Review and received his B.A. from Pennsylvania State University.

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Representative Matters

Daniel’s experience includes the representation of:*
  • Multiple foreign debtors in proceedings under Chapter 15 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in seeking recognition of foreign proceedings and implementation of debt restructuring plans in the United States
  • National commercial landlord in connection with leasing issues including evictions, bankruptcy proceedings and other premises litigation
  • National e-commerce vendor in connection with numerous Chapter 11 retail bankruptcies, including defense of preference and fraudulent transfer actions
  • Chapter 11 liquidating trustee in the bankruptcy of a medical device company in connection with post-petition claims administration
  • Numerous civil litigation matters touching on real estate, contract disputes, aviation, premises liability, construction, intellectual property and corporate law
  • Government agencies in bankruptcy and civil litigation
  • Commercial lenders, including banks and non-traditional lenders in connection with workouts, foreclosures and loan enforcement matters
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Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • New Jersey
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • J.D., summa cum laude, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Delaware Bar Association
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference
  • Education Chair, Steering Committee, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Conference’s 31st Annual Forum
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  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star
  • Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch
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