David P. Billings

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David P. Billings

Email: dbillings@fabianvancott.com

Direct Line : 801.323.2205

Fax : 801.596.2814

215 South State Street Suite 1200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

Biography

David P. Billings joined Fabian VanCott in 2016, bringing with him extensive experience representing clients in complex civil litigation and appeals, including precedent-setting bankruptcy proceedings representing the unsecured creditors committee of the Yellowstone Mountain Club in Montana.

Beyond bankruptcy, David’s practice has also included a wide variety of real estate and finance litigation involving foreclosure, Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors, the Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, public and private loan modification programs, municipalities, and HOAs. He has also handled numerous complex commercial litigation matters involving lending, loan workouts, wrongful liens, mining, trucking, medical devices, medical malpractice, product liability, easement disputes, condemnation, and election law. He has written successful briefs for matters before the Utah Court of Appeals, the Utah Supreme Court, the 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, and the U.S. Court of Appeals.

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Professional

NBI Seminars on Hearsay, Lender Liability
Utah Business Magazine - Utah Legal Elite (2018, 2019)
Utah Bar Convention - Presenter 2014
Judicial law clerk to the Honorable James Z. Davis of the Utah Court of Appeals. (2007-08)
Criminal clinic intern & law clerk (Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office, Civil and Criminal Justice Divisions)
Interned at the Campaign Legal Center (2005-07)
Legislative Assistant for Massachusetts State Representative Debby Blumer (2003-04)

Representative Projects

Credit Suisse et al v. Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (In re Yellowstone Mountain Club), 415 B.R. 769 (Bankr. D. Mont. 2009)
In re Guardianship of E.F. , 244 P.3d 407, 2010 UT App 339
In re JL Building, LLC, 452 B.R. 854 (Bankr. D. Utah 2011)
Rushton v. Standard Industries et al (In re C.W. Mining Co.) 489 B.R. 431 (Bankr. D. Utah 2013)
Ambuel V. Aegis Wholesale, 555 Fed. Appx. 817 (10th Cir. 2014)
Utah Republican Party v. Cox, 2016 UT 17, 373 P.3d 1286 (D. Utah 2016); 177 F. Supp. 3d 1343 & 178 F. Supp. 3d 1150 (D. Utah 2016), aff'd 885 F.3d 1219, en banc denied, 892 F.3d 1066 (10th Cir. 2018)

Education

University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, (J.D. degree in 2007)
Articles and Executive Editor of Extra Muros, an international law journal
William H. Leary Scholar
CALI Excellence Award (Legislative Process and Election Law)
President of the Public Interest Law Organization
Brown University in 2002, (B.A. with Honors, International Relations) (honors thesis is entitled "The Social Impact of German Reunification and Its Implications for Korea.")
Served as an Assistant Editor for the Brown Journal of World Affairs

Peer Recognition

Utah-Legal-Elite
2018 & 2019