Daniel S. Bleck

Mintz

Member

Dan’s practice focuses on representing institutional investors, lenders and creditors in financial restructurings, litigation, and creditors’ rights. Dan is predominately known for his representation of bondholders, bond trustees and other creditor groups in various distressed continuing care retirement communities and health care related entities nationwide. In addition, Dan has a broad practice in representing distressed tax-exempt debt in a number of other sectors ranging from hospitality and manufacturing to clients in distressed acquisitions and divestitures.

Dan is highly regarded for his client service and favorably recognized as one of today’s leading financial restructuring lawyers by key industry publications. He has lectured on legal and technical matters within the municipal and restructuring fields and also serves on boards and committees for both charitable and bankruptcy-related organizations.

Representative cases:

  • Representation of Master Trustee and Bond Trustee in connection with Verity Health Systems, a California hospital system, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $425 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with East Jefferson District Hospital, a Louisiana hospital organization, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $120 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with five (5) CCRC Communities sponsored by SQLC with respect to bond obligations in excess of $500 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with Epworth Living at the Ranch, a CCRC located in Oklahoma, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $110 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with two separate wood pellet facilities owned and operated by entities located in Texas and Louisiana with bond obligations in excess of $500 million. Representation of Construction Lender and Agent in connection with four (4) separate CCRC Communities sponsored by Erickson Retirement Communities LLC with respect to secured obligations in excess of $235 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee with respect to Southeast Missouri Hospital Association d/b/a SoutheastHealth Hospital, a hospital organization located in Missouri, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $30 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with Adams County Hospital, an acute care regional hospital located in Ohio, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $27 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trust with respect to Park Place Christian Community of Elmhurst Project, a CCRC located in Illinois, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $130 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with a community hospital located in rural Georgia with respect to bond obligations in excess of $50 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with Clare Oaks, a CCRC located in Illinois, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $112 million.
  • Representation of Indenture Trustee in connection with The Amsterdam at Harborside, a CCRC located in New York, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $225 million.
  • Representation of Bond Trustee in connection with Upstate Senior Living, Inc. d/b/a The Woodlands at Furman, a CCRC located in South Carolina, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $75 million.
  • Representation of Master Trustee in connection with Franciscan Communities St.  Mary of the Woods, a CCRC located in Ohio, with respect to bond obligations in excess of $40 million.

Recognition & Awards

  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2004 – 2018)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights list (2006 – 2017)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2011 – 2019)

Involvements

  • Fellow, American College of Bankruptcy
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, National Federation of Municipal Analysts
  • Member, Turnaround Management Association
  • Board Member, The  Doug Flutie, Jr.  Foundation for  Autism

Practices

  • Bondholder, Bond Trustee, and Bondholder Committee Representation
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Insolvency and Creditor Rights Litigation
  • Directors and Officers Litigation
  • Chapter 9 and Municipal Insolvency
  • Chapter 9 and Municipal Insolvency Litigation
  • Article 9 Rights and Remedies, Foreclosures and Receiverships
  • Debtor Representation
  • Distressed Asset Sales and Acquisitions
  • Official Committees, Ad Hoc Committees, and Other Creditor Representation
  • Bondholder / Trustee Representation

Industries

  • Insurance & Financial Services
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Real Estate, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Hospitals & Health Systems
  • Post-Acute & Long Term Care
  • Insurance & Reinsurance

Education

  • Boston University School of Law (JD)
  • Boston College (BA)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

About AIRA

AIRA is a nonprofit professional association serving the bankruptcy, restructuring and turnaround practice area. AIRA's membership consists of accountants, financial advisors, investment bankers, attorneys, workout consultants, trustees, and others in the field of business turnaround, restructuring and bankruptcy. AIRA members are among the most trusted and sought-after professionals in matters dealing with limited capital resources and deteriorating operating performance.

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