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
The Best Lawyers in France, Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2010-2022
Chambers Europe, Restructuring/Insolvency, France, 2006-2021
Option Droit & Affaires, Restructuring, 2019-2021
The Legal 500 EMEA/Paris, Insolvency, 2020-2021
IFLR1000, Highly Regarded, Restructuring & Insolvency, France, 2020-2021
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