Overview

David’s practice focuses on banking, finance and real estate matters.  He represents commercial banks and borrowers in a wide range of multi-lender and single lender secured and unsecured financing transactions, including asset-based lending facilities, equipment financings, mezzanine financings, acquisition financings, real estate secured financings, letter of credit facilities, and intercreditor and subordination agreements.  

David’s practice includes representation of lenders and borrowers in financings insured by the Federal Housing Administration, with a focus on the financing of skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other senior living and senior health care facilities.  He regularly negotiates intercreditor agreements and deposit account control agreements for these transactions.

David also regularly advises banks regarding legal issues and agreements pertaining to cash management, payment processing, deposit operations, online banking and fraud.  He has drafted numerous agreements for banks related to their cash management and deposit products and services. 

In addition, David has experience in both public finance and real estate matters, including real property tax appeals.

Prior to joining Vorys, David was internal counsel at a bank. 

David received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review.  He received his B.S. cum laude from the University of Utah.

Professional & Community Activities

Allegheny Cleanways, Board of Directors, Member, 2016-2019

Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mentor, 2014-2016

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Publications

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, articles editor, 2008-2009

University of Utah, B.S., 2005, cum laude

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
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