Davor

Rukavina

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500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Davor represents virtually every type of party in litigation and bankruptcy proceedings across the country, including debtors in possession, Chapter 11 trustees, Chapter 7 trustees, landlords and creditors. Davor also regularly litigates a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in numerous bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy courts and in arbitration, and has argued multiple appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Davor “first chairs” his own Chapter 11 cases, commercial litigation matters and appeals, and takes pride at having an efficient and experienced Munsch Hardt team ready to tackle any bankruptcy, reorganization or litigation matter.

In addition, he serves as an Adjunct Professor at SMU Dedman School of Law, where he teaches advanced corporate restructuring, having previously taught at Texas Wesleyan School of Law, now Texas A&M University School of Law.  Davor began his career as a clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Jones, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

Davor regularly publishes scholarly articles, including in various Law Reviews, and regularly presents speeches at regional and national CLEs, Bench Bars and the Inns of Court.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Chambers USA – Up and Coming, Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Texas (2017-2019)
  • D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas (2019)
  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Rising Stars (2008-2017)
  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2020-2021)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Dallas Bar Association
    • DFW Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers
    • Honorable John C. Ford American Inn of Court
    • State Bar of Texas
  • Languages

    Speaks Croatian 

Overview

Davor represents virtually every type of party in litigation and bankruptcy proceedings across the country, including debtors in possession, Chapter 11 trustees, Chapter 7 trustees, landlords and creditors. Davor also regularly litigates a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in numerous bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy courts and in arbitration, and has argued multiple appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  Davor “first chairs” his own Chapter 11 cases, commercial litigation matters and appeals, and takes pride at having an efficient and experienced Munsch Hardt team ready to tackle any bankruptcy, reorganization or litigation matter.

In addition, he serves as an Adjunct Professor at SMU Dedman School of Law, where he teaches advanced corporate restructuring, having previously taught at Texas Wesleyan School of Law, now Texas A&M University School of Law.  Davor began his career as a clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Jones, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Texas.

Davor regularly publishes scholarly articles, including in various Law Reviews, and regularly presents speeches at regional and national CLEs, Bench Bars and the Inns of Court.

Experience

  • Manufacturing Reorganization

    Served as debtor’s counsel to ZPower, LLC in its Chapter 11 reorganization. ZPower is an international manufacturer of cutting-edge microbatteries with manufacturing

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  • Staffing Company Reorganization

    Served as debtor’s counsel to Trendsetter, et al., one of the largest Texas based PEO and staffing companies in its successful reorganization. The case included the

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  • Hospitality Representation

    Served as debtor’s counsel to BPP Texas, et al., owners and operators of 22 Wyndham branded hotels in its successful Chapter 11 case filed in the Eastern District

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