David Kitchen


David Kitchen is a partner in Skadden’s Los Angeles office and a member of the Banking Group. Mr. Kitchen represents borrowers and lenders in a broad range of financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, corporate credit facilities, private placements, mezzanine financing, asset-based facilities, structured finance and workouts and restructurings. His broad range of experience encompasses retail, manufacturing, entertainment and media, real estate, portfolio financings and cross-border transactions. Mr. Kitchen has represented clients such as BNP Paribas, Citibank, Credit Suisse, UBS, Wells Fargo, as well as various private funds, institutional investors and corporate borrowers.

Mr. Kitchen has been recognized as a “leading lawyer” by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He also has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Loyola Marymount University, 1991 (Loyola Law Review

B.A., Dartmouth College, 1987


American College of Investment Counsel

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