David Gossett: Lawyer with Nexsen Pruet, LLC

David Gossett

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Greenville,  SC  U.S.A.
Phone864.370.2211

Peer Rating
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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
  • Agricultural Lending
  • Financial Services
  • Public Finance
  • Corporate
  • Economic Development
  • International
  • Real Estate
  • Alternative Energy Law
  • Agriculture
 
University Columbia International University, B.S., 1979
 
Law SchoolUniversity of South Carolina, J.D., 1986
 
Admitted1986, South Carolina; 1991, North Carolina
 
Biography

David Gossett concentrates his practice in economic development, real estate and lending, and includes extensive experience representing a wide variety of banking and financial institutions on complex real estate, asset-based, commercial, construction and development loan transactions, as well as workouts and debt restructuring. He is also regularly involved in financing some of the larger agribusinesses in the country.

Mr.Gossett is the firm's Managing Partner for Professionals.

Mr. Gossett is active in economic development, representing new and expanding businesses in the Upstate of South Carolina in all phases of their projects.

Mr. Gossett is a native of the Upstate of South Carolina and, in addition to his active participation in a number of professional and civic groups, Mr. Gossett is an active member of First Presbyterian Church, and serves on the South Carolina Leadership Team for Prison Fellowship. He is married and has two daughters.

Career Highlights

· Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers - Real Estate Law

· Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate Law since 2010

· South Carolina Super Lawyer in Banking Law (2012-2013)

· National Council of Farmer Cooperatives - Legal, Tax and Accounting Subcommittee

· Upstate Alliance, a regional economic development group marketing the Upstate and the I-85 Corridor - Former Board of Directors Member

Significant Transactions

Lead counsel to lender consortium for combined $175,000,000 senior secured loans to group of timberland holding companies

Lead counsel for syndicated lenders on $85,000,000 senior secured credit facilities to finance healthcare facilities

Lead counsel to lending consortium for combined $57,500,000 term and working capital facilities to forest product processing companies

Lead counsel to lending consortium for $65,000,000 revolving line of credit (asset- based) and $50,000,000 term loan to citrus processing and growing companies

Co-lead counsel (collateral agent), for syndicated $600,000,000 credit facilities to sugar processing company

Lead counsel for lending consortium on $200,000,000 asset-based revolving line of credit to cattle feedlot operation

Lead counsel for lending consortium on $60,000,000 line of credit for oil and gas exploration entity in Oklahoma

Lead counsel to lending consortium for $25,000,000 credit facilities for construction and operation of wood processing facility

Lead bank counsel for $50,000,000 acquisition line of credit for holding company to purchase target companies

Lead counsel for senior secured credit facilities totaling $19,000,000 to flooring products distributor

Lead counsel for syndicated credit facilities totaling $70,500,000 to provide term debt and working capital for cement manufacturing company

Lead counsel for syndicated $27,000,000 senior secured credit facility to pipe manufacturing company

Senior counsel to consortium of lenders purchasing $305,000,000 of $1,500,000,000 senior secured term debt for multi-state timberlands

Lead counsel for lender on $14,765,000 construction loan to finance a technology park

Lead counsel to lender for $25,000,000 senior secured credit facilities for term debt, operating capital and acquisition funds for heating and air conditioning distribution company

Lead counsel for lender on $18,000,000 senior secured credit facilities for wood pellet manufacturing plant

Lead counsel for lending consortium on $68,000,000 credit facilities for construction of ethanol production plant

News

77 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2014 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that 77 attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America for 2014.

Nexsen Pruet Ranked Among Top in the Carolinas; Legal Guide Recognizes Sixteen Attorneys and Six Practice Areas
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce its ranking in the 2013 edition of Chambers and Partners USA.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Eight Named to 2013 Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce the attorneys who have been listed in the 2013 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to the 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America®
Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2013.

Four Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to Greenville's "Legal Elite"
Greenville attorneys, Billy Wilkins, David Gossett, John Hardaway and Tom Stephenson have been named to Greenville Business Magazine's "Legal Elite" for 2012.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys and Practice Groups Ranked Among Top in the Carolinas
Nexsen Pruet attorneys and practice areas have been recognized by a leading legal directory in both North and South Carolina.

"Farm Credit System Provides Vital Support for Agribusiness"
South Carolina Business magazine examines agribusiness in South Carolina and features an article showcasing the Rural America Bond Program, which was created by Nexsen Pruet attorneys Pat Brown and David Gossett.

Attorneys Recognized By Peers; Twenty-Four Named to 2012 Super Lawyers® List for South Carolina
Nexsen Pruet is pleased to announce that twenty-four attorneys have been listed in the 2012 edition of South Carolina Super Lawyers®.

62 Attorneys Named to the 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers®
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 62 of its attorneys have been named to the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys Named to list of "Greenville's Leading Lawyers"
The August 2011 edition of Greenville Business names David Gossett, Tom Stephenson and Billy Wilkins as three of "Greenville's Leading Lawyers."

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys and Practice Groups Rated Among Top in the Carolinas
The newly released 2011 edition of Chambers USA lists fourteen attorneys as "Leaders in their Field" and gives high marks to the firm in six practice areas.

"Lower-scale and loving it"
David Gossett tells South Carolina Lawyers Weekly how Nexsen Pruet firm helped charities while celebrating the holiday season.

Fifty-nine Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®; Five Practice Areas Listed Among Top in the Carolinas
Nexsen Pruet is proud to announce that 59 of its attorneys have been named to the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers®.

Nexsen Pruet Attorneys and Practice Groups Rated Among Top in South Carolina
A leading legal directory has ranked Nexsen Pruet attorneys and practices among the top in South Carolina.

Fifty-eight Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America®
Fifty-eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys will be included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Nexsen Pruet: Only Law Firm Listed for North and South Carolina in "Trade Allies" Directory
The new edition of Southern Business & Development magazine features the "1st Annual Trade Allies Directory." Nexsen Pruet is the only law firm listed in both North and South Carolina.

Legal Directory Publisher Ranks Four Nexsen Pruet Practice Areas Among Top in State; Eleven Attorneys Rated for Excellence
The 2009 edition of Chambers USA ranks four of Nexsen Pruet's practice areas and eleven attorneys among the best in South Carolina.

Nexsen Pruet Moves into New Office Space in Greenville
Nexsen Pruet has moved into new office space in Greenville.

"Please re-lease me: Upstate office glut looms"
The October 27, 2008 edition of GSA Business features a story about Nexsen Pruet's upcoming move and the amount of vacant office space in the Greenville area.

Nexsen Pruet Creates Distressed Property and Workout Practice Group
The new group will provide clients with resources, skills and experience to help navigate issues that emerge during periods of economic and financial uncertainty.

Legal Directory Publisher Ranks 11 Nexsen Pruet Attorneys for Excellence; Four Practice Areas Rated Among Top in State

Nexsen Pruet Named Among Top Economic Development Law Firms in the Southeast
Southern Business & Development magazine has named Nexsen Pruet one of the top law firms for economic development in the South - and the only one recognized in South Carolina.

Legal Publisher Recognizes Ten Nexsen Pruet Attorneys For Excellence; Three Practices Areas Again Rated No. 1
Ten Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named among the top legal practitioners in their fields in the 2007 edition of the Chambers USA Guide, and three of the firm's practice areas were rated No. 1 in South Carolina.

Legal Publisher Recognizes Eight Nexsen Pruet Attorneys For Excellence; Three Practices Areas Rated No. 1
Eight Nexsen Pruet attorneys have been named among the top legal practitioners in their fields in the 2005-2006 edition of Chambers USA.

Publications

Can Our Association Do That? FCA Adopts New Rule for Farm Credit Subsidiaries
Nexsen Pruet attorneys Pat Brown and David Gossett write about how the Farm Credit Administration has adopted a new final rule governing the ownership and use of unincorporated business entities (UBEs) by Farm Credit System institutions.

International Law Update
Appeals court says international contract requires litigation in England.

Rural America Bond Program
The Spring 2008 edition of Carolina Farm Credit's Leader magazine features an article about the Rural America Bond Program. Nexsen Pruet lawyers originated the concept in 2005.

Top 10 Law Firms that Understand Economic Development
Nexsen Pruet is named among the top law firms in the Southeast for economic development - and is the only law firm listed in South Carolina.

Civic & Professional Memberships

· National Council of Farmer Cooperatives

· South Carolina Bar

· South Carolina Economic Developers Association (SCEDA)

· Upstate Alliance

· Palmetto Agribusiness Council - Rural Economic Development Committee

 
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David Gossett

55 E. Camperdown Way, Fourth Floor, 29601
GreenvilleSC 29603




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