David represents issuers and investment banking firms in a variety of securities and corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, public offerings of debt, shelf offerings and private placements. David regularly counsels public and private companies across a variety of industries in securities disclosure requirements, '34 Act compliance and corporate governance matters, and a variety of general corporate matters.
David also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, representing buyers and sellers in negotiating a variety of corporate reorganization transactions, including mergers, asset acquisitions and stock acquisitions. David also devotes a significant amount of his practice representing financial institutions and is experienced in formation and capital raising activities of community banks, mergers and acquisitions and bank regulatory matters.
Represented PRGX Global in connection with its $40 million follow on public offering.
Served as underwriter's counsel to Raymond James in connection with a $40 million public offering by a property and casualty insurer based in St. Petersburg, FL.
Represented BlueLinx Holdings in connection with its $60 million public rights offering.
Represented Matria Healthcare, Inc. in connection with its $1.1 billion acquisition by Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.
Represented GB&T Bancshares, Inc. in connection with its $122 million acquisition by SunTrust Banks, Inc.
Represented issuers and investment banking firms in a variety of securities and corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, public offerings of debt and equity, shelf offerings and private placements.
Represented numerous financial institutions in capital raising activities and reorganization transactions, including public offerings and private placements.
Represented numerous financial institutions in negotiating a variety of corporate reorganization transactions, including mergers, asset acquisitions, stock acquisitions, and branch dispositions.
Represents directors and officers of troubled financial institutions.
Articles, Presentations and Speaking Engagements
Presenter, Evolving Duties of a Bank Director (June 2013).
Presenter, Practical Guide for Directors and Officers of Failing Banks Webinar (November 2011).
Author, "Trends in 'Say-on Pay' Lawsuits," Financial Executive magazine (November 2011).
Presenter, Negotiated Corporate Acquisitions (January 2010).
Presenter, University of Georgia Business Law Symposium (March 2009).
Presenter, "A Review of the 2007 Proxy Season and a Look Forward to 2008" SEC Hot Topics Institute (May 2007).
Presenter, "The Endless Search for the Risk-Free MD&A," SEC Institute's Staying Out of Trouble with the SEC seminar (May 2006).
Presenter, "Form 8-K and Other Disclosure Issues" and "Proxy Season Update," SEC Hot Topics Institute, (June 2006).
Breakthrough Atlanta, Board Member
Visiting Nurse Health System
- Board Member
- Founder of Chrysalis Club
Recognized as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Corporate/M&A Law by Chambers USA (2009-2013).
Selected as a Georgia Rising Star in Securities & Corporate Finance by Law & Politics' Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine (2007, 2009-2011).
Selected as a Super Lawyer in Securities & Corporate Finance by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine (2012-2013).
Selected as Georgia Trend's Legal Elite (2012).
Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2006-present
Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 2004-2005
Associate, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
· Georgia Bankers Association
· Atlanta Bar Association, Business and Finance Section Board Member
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