David Burkholder

Phone704 348 5309

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Warehouse Lending
University Boston University, B.A., 1992; University of West Florida, M.B.A., 1996
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University, School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000
Admitted2000, North Carolina

David Burkholder concentrates his practice on structured finance, primarily focusing on commercial mortgaged-backed securitization transactions, structured mortgage loan participations and warehouse lending, as well as advising servicers and lenders in connection with the workout and restructuring of securitized and other financial assets.

He has broad experience representing issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers, trustees and servicers in various types of public and private securitizations, including commercial mortgaged-backed securitizations and collateralized debt obligations. In addition, he has represented a number of major investment banks and financial institutions in the participation and sale of mortgage loans and mezzanine loans as well as in structuring and negotiating finance facilities and joint venture arrangements. David also has experience in work-outs of non-performing commercial mortgage loans in CMBS transactions and in other distressed asset sales, as well as extensive experience negotiating and drafting securitization offering documents, pooling and servicing agreements, indentures, underwriting agreements, mortgage loan and other asset sale agreements, and warehouse and repurchase facility documentation.

He received his undergraduate degree from Boston University, his Master of Business Administration from the University of West Florida, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.

News & Resources


News Releases

Cadwalader Holds Position Atop Commercial MBS Representation Rankings Aug 21, 2015

Recent Press

Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations Jan 23, 2015


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Clients & Friends Memos

Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions Oct 30, 2014


CRE Financial Council January 2014 Conference Jan 13, 2014

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David Burkholder

227 West Trade Street, Suite 2400
CharlotteNC 28202


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