Daniel Guyder


With over twenty years of experience, Daniel has represented debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors' committees, and ad hoc bondholder committees in numerous out-of-court restructurings, bankruptcy cases, and cross-border insolvency proceedings throughout the United States. 

Daniel also has advised hedge funds and other entities on buying and selling distressed debt securities and has experience representing parties in a wide range of financing and capital markets transactions, including loan originations.

Daniel served as a member of the “EU Cross-Border Insolvency Court-to-Court Cooperation Principles and Guidelines” project, sponsored by the European Commission and International Insolvency Institute (III) and a member of the LSTA Bankruptcy Reform Working Group.


Representative matters

International pipeline services company in its non-judicial restructuring of approximately USD150m in secured debt, including through an equity investment and a new secured credit facility.

Published Work

  • Putting it in Reverse: A Possible Path to Chapter 15 Recognition of RVOs and Cannabis Filings,” Annual Review of Insolvency Law, March 2023
  • "Celsius ruling "should be helpful" to FTX customers, ex-CEO faces fraud suit" Global Restructuring Review, January 6, 2023
  • "Crypto-tunities: Transaction strategies in the challenging crypto markets", Allen & Overy update, July 13, 2022
  • "Oh no, where's my crypto? What happens to crypto assets when a custodian fails", Allen & Overy update, June 23, 2022



Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2024

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 1999

Admitted:  United States District Courts

Admitted:  Southern District of New York, 2000

Admitted:  Eastern District of New York, 2000

Admitted: Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2003


J.D., cum laude, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 1998

B.B.A., magna cum laude, Siena College, 1993

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.