David Chijner is a Partner in Brown Rudnick’s Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring Practice Group, practicing from the Firm’s Paris and London offices. David's practice focuses on complex transactions in a litigious or financially-challenged state, often in cross-border contexts. He is widely regarded as a market leader for his experience in restructuring, stressed financing and M&A matters for numerous investment funds and US and European banks.

David has played and currently plays a critical advisory role in many of the most prominent restructuring matters in France. He has received numerous recognitions from both Chambers Europe and from The Legal 500 EMEA / Paris.

David was educated at the University of Paris XI Sceaux, the University of Kent at Canterbury, and the European University Institute.



University of Paris XI Sceaux – Diploma in French Law
University of Kent at Canterbury – B.A. in French and English Law
European University Institute – LL.M.

Bar Admissions

Avocat au barreau de Paris
Barrister in England & Wales


Awards and Honors
Ranked Band 4 by Chambers Europe for Restructuring/Insolvency - France
Restructuring team ranked amongst the leading firms by Option Droit & Affaires for Restructuring (procédures collectives/prévention des difficultés et en renégociation de dette). David was individually named.
Restructuring team ranked Tier 4 by The Legal 500 EMEA / Paris for Insolvency. David was individually recognized as a "Recommended Lawyer."
Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in France for Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Listed as Highly Regarded in the IFLR1000 France for Restructuring & Insolvency
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