Director, Distressed Healthcare
Dentons US LLP
Samuel Maizel leads the healthcare industry restructuring efforts nationwide as a partner in Dentons’ Los Angeles Office. His practice includes bankruptcy matters as well as financial restructurings, in and out of court, involving a broad spectrum of industries. He is a nationally recognized expert in the restructuring of healthcare industry entities. In chapter 11 cases, he has served as lead counsel to debtors, trustees and creditors’ committees, and has acted as a trustee, examiner, patient care ombudsman and consumer privacy ombudsman.
Maizel has also represented many buyers and sellers of assets in chapter 11 cases. In chapter 9 cases, he has represented local hospital districts and other governmental units, serving as debtor’s counsel and as counsel to creditors’ committees. Maizel was previously a partner in a national bankruptcy firm, and previous to that, as a trial attorney in the US Department of Justice’s Commercial Litigation Branch.