Daniel Harris

Daniel J. Harris

Of Counsel

Daniel J. Harris is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Creditors’ Rights/Bankruptcy Reorganization Practice Group. He represents debtors, creditors’ committees, noteholders, trade creditors, strategic investors, indenture trustees and other parties in interest in all aspects of complex Chapter 11 cases.

Mr. Harris has represented public and private companies in Chapter 11 cases in a variety of industries including, health care, real estate, manufacturing, technology, media and energy. Representative matters include debtors in In re Ciber, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.), In re HOVENSA LLC (Bankr. D.V.I.), and In re Residential Capital LLC (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.); official creditors’ committees in In re Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.), In re Westmoreland Coal Company (Bankr. S.D. Tex.), In re The NORDAM Group, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.), In re 21st Century Oncology Holdings, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.), In re Peabody Energy Corp. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.), In re Armstrong Energy Corp. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.), and In re Energy Future Holdings Corp. (Bankr. D. Del.); noteholders and indenture trustees in In re Aceto Corp. (Bankr. D.N.J.), In re LBI Media, Inc. (Bankr. D. Del.), In re R.E. Gas Development, LLC (Bankr. W.D. Pa.), In re iHeartMedia, Inc. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.), and In re Vanguard Natural Resources LLC (Bankr. S.D. Tex.).

Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Harris was an attorney in the New York City office of an international law firm and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Martin Glenn, Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of New York.
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Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Rankings & Recognition

Selected for inclusion in:

  • Best Lawyers®* "Ones to Watch" 2021-2022, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
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