David’s practice is focused on Finance and Commercial Transactions. David has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers on financing transactions, including multi-bank syndicated loans, commercial and industrial loans, direct purchase bond transactions, health care financing, and real property loans. He also regularly advises manufacturing companies, distributors and service providers on a wide range of commercial matters, including product sales and distribution, consignment arrangements, maintenance agreements and consulting agreements.
David is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. From 2013 to 2018, he served as the Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Finance and Real Estate Practice Group.
Lender’s counsel for complex direct purchase bond financing transaction with a senior living facility.
Borrower’s counsel for $100 million asset-backed credit facility to steel manufacturer.
Assisted national bank with structuring and documenting letter of credit backed financing for senior living facility, including issues with Master Trust Indenture and related documents.
Borrower’s counsel for $200 million revolving credit facility for transportation company.
Lender’s counsel on term loan facility to regional airline, secured by aircraft engines and related aviation assets.
The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1990
University of Michigan, B.A., 1987, with distinction
The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, 2008-2023; Cincinnati Banking and Finance Law “Lawyer of the Year,” 2012
Selected to Ohio Super Lawyers® 2009, 2011-2014
AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
American Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution, Member of Staff, 1988-1989; Chief Managing Editor, 1989-1990
Ascension & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Finance Chairman, 2005-2007 and 2016-2018; Rector Search Committee, 2009-2010; Vestry 2016-2018
City of Wyoming, Ohio Economic Development Commission, 2014-2017
Executive Committee, Member
Partner Personnel Committee, Chair
Legal Personnel Committee, Member
Opinion Committee, Member
Finance and Real Estate, former Practice Group Leader (2013-2018)
Attorney Recruiting Committee, former Member
Early Evaluation Committee, former Chair