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David W. Lampl


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David W. Lampl is a Partner with Leech Tishman and Co-Chair of the Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. David is based in Leech Tishman’s Pittsburgh office, where he is highly regarded for the major role he has played in numerous local and national high profile cases involving Chapter 11 bankruptcies and out-of-court restructurings. Over the course of his career, David has served as lead counsel on behalf of banks, creditors’ committees and debtor companies in a wide variety of complex bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters.

David has served on the faculty of many continuing education seminars on all areas of bankruptcy and creditors’ rights law sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Allegheny County Bar Association. During law school, he was a member of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.


J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.A., Brandeis University

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Professional Memberships

Allegheny County Bar Association (Member, Executive Counsel and Former Chair of Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section)
American Bankruptcy Institute (Unsecured Trade Creditors Committee)

Professional Accolades


Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated Attorney

Allegheny County Bar Foundation

Fellow, Allegheny County Bar Foundation

Best Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2011-2018); Litigation – Bankruptcy (2011-2018)

Best Lawyers Pennsylvania (2018)

Best Lawyers Pittsburgh, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2015-2018), Litigation- Bankruptcy (2011-2018)

Super Lawyers

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (2006- 2017)

Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (2009)

Top 50 Pittsburgh Super Lawyers, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Magazine (2008)


University of Pittsburgh Law Review

Community Involvement

Pittsburgh Chapter, Turnaround Management Association
The Cordoza Society of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh