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David L. Resnick


Current Position

Managing Partner
Wood Lily Advisors LLC
300 Central Park West, Apt. 8B
New York, NY 10024


Class: XXIV (2013)Circuit: Second


Wesleyan University, B.A. (1981)
University of Chicago, M.B.A. and J.D. (1985)

Professional Career

President, Third Avenue Management LLC (2012-)
Chairman, Global Financing Advisory; Head of Debt Advisory and Restructuring, Rothschild Inc. (2000-12)
Managing Director, Head of Restructuring, Peter J. Solomon Company (1996-00)
Vice President, Lazard Freres & Co. (1990-96)
Associate/Vice President, Merrill Lynch & Co. (1985-90)


Turnaround Management Association
Wesleyan University, Board of Trustees (2012-)
The Jewish Museum, Board of Directors (2012-)


Leadership in the Distressed Markets Argyle Executive Forum, New York, NY Jan 30, 2013 Speaker
My Advice to Distressed Investors 18th Annual Distressed Investing Conference: Maximizing Profits in the Distressed Debt Market, New York, NY Nov 28, 2011 Speaker
Navigating Today's Environment 9th Annual M&A Advisor Summit, New York, NY Dec 14, 2010 Speaker
University of Chicago Booth School of Business 5th Annual Distressed Investing and Restructuring Group Conference, Chicago, IL Dec 16, 2010 Keynote Speaker
Keynote Roundtable: "Distressed Investment Fund Founders: Leaders in the Distressed Investing Arena," TMA Distressed Investing Conference, Las Vegas, NV Jan 23, 2009 Speaker
"Distressed Investing: How to Make Money," TMA 2008 Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA Oct 28, 2008 Speaker
Lessons From the Last Distressed Cycle and How They May Influence the Upcoming Distressed Boom Debtwire Distressed Debt Forum, New York, NY Apr 3, 2008 Speaker
Rights Offerings 10th Annual New York City Bankruptcy Conference, New York, NY May 12, 2008 Speaker
Hedge Funds and Shareholder Activists: How These Dynamic Players are Impacting the M&A Environment KPMG/University of Chicago Booth School of Business Mergers & Acquisitions Forum, Chicago, IL Oct 26, 2007 Speaker


The Harvey R. Miller Award, Outstanding Achievement Award for Service to the Restructuring Industry (2011)
American Jewish Committee, Financial Services Division Leadership Award (2006)