Our Attorneys

David’s practice focuses on commercial real estate, corporate and securities transactions, debt and equity financings, and general corporate matters. David represents owners, developers, borrowers, lenders and businesses in a variety of transactions.  Representative transactions include the purchase of real estate for development; purchase and sale of stabilized apartment buildings, retail buildings and hotels; construction and permanent financing; joint ventures for co-branding retail products; purchase and sale of businesses across industries; and general business transactions including licensing, leasing and other commercial agreements.

Practice Areas:
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Real Estate
  • Technology Transactions & Intellectual Property
Representative Experience:
  • Value add acquisition and related permanent and construction financing of an operating multi building apartment center in the Midwest.
  • Addition of new lending facility and refinance of existing facilities in connection with a biomedical device manufacturer’s acquisition of a UK subsidiary.
  • Refinancing and conversion of construction loans to permanent loans for subsidiary holding entities in multiple states for a large private real estate investment company.
  • Restructuring of a large music studio, rehearsal complex and related assets.
  • Acquisition of over 480 Acres of land in Colorado for the development of a subdivision.
  • Negotiation of ground lease, acquisition of neighboring property, and negotiation of easements with neighboring properties in connection with the assemblage and development of a high rise apartment building in North Central US.
  • Joint venture agreement and trademark licensing agreements relating to the branding of fuel products.
  • Trademark Licensing Agreement for the use of collateral in connection with the development of a video game.
  • Acquisition of a Hotel in a shopping center complex in the greater Chicagoland area.
  • Acquisition by a nationally known food industry professional of a catering business.
  • Sale of an apartment complex in a high-rise building which included a separate Hotel.
  • Acquisition, redevelopment and sale of high rent district retail real estate.
  • Ongoing day to day legal counsel to businesses in industries such as real estate, music and entertainment, software, manufacturing, and fuel additives.
EDUCATION
  • DePaul University College of Law
  • Bates College
JURISDICTIONS
  • Illinois