David R. Kinman

David R. Kinman: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP AV stamp icon
  • Attorney at Butler Snow LLP (363 Attorneys)
  • One Federal Place, 1819 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203
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Attorney Awards


As a member of the Finance and Real Estate Group and Business Services Group, David focuses his practice on financial services, business and commercial transactions, real estate law, commercial lending, and mergers and acquisitions.


•AV - Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America
•Commercial Finance Law, 2015-2019
•Lawyer of the Year, Commercial Finance Law (Birmingham), 2019
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
•Banking and Finance, 2018
Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Rising Star, Banking, 2018
Birmingham Business Journal, 2018 Rising Stars for Law

In the News

•2 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in Birmingham Business Journal’s 2018 Rising Stars for Law
•158 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•147 Butler Snow Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers, 18 Named “Lawyer of the Year”
•Butler Snow Ranked as a Top 10 Bond Counsel Firm Nationally by Thomson Reuters Top Legal Counsel Review
•Firm Ranked #2 for 2016 Healthiest Employers by BBJ
•Law Firm Leads the Way in Housing Finance - Affordable Housing News
•18 Lawyers From Dwindling Johnston Barton Join Birmingham, Ala., Office of Butler Snow
•Butler Snow Expands Birmingham Office - 19 Attorneys Join

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

•Panelist, The Burger Barn: New Business Basics, Spring Meeting of the American Bar Association Young Lawyer’s Division, May 19, 2006.
•Author, Tying: Enhancing Competition Through the Bank Holding Company, 8 N.C. Banking Institute Journal 215 (2004).

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Real Estate Development and Finance
  • Commercial Lending and Debt Financing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Tax Credits
  • Housing Finance
  • Taxation of Businesses

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(205) 297-2217  Phone
(205) 297-2201  Fax
University Attended:
Presbyterian College, B.S., Business Administration and Accounting, summa cum laude, Omicron Delta Kappa, American Legion Award, 2002
Law School Attended:
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., with high honors, Order of the Coif, Articles and Notes Editor, North Carolina Banking Institute Journal, Certificate of Merit, Business Planning, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005
Year of First Admission:
2005, Alabama; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama


American Bar Association

Business Law Section

Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section

Alabama State Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Alabama Council on Affordable and Rural Housing (ALCARH)

Reported Cases:
Experience: Extensive experience with multiple types of financing transactions, including, but not limited to, syndicated lending, leveraged lending, real estate lending, healthcare lending, asset-based lending, and CMBS transactions.; Representation of developers, lenders and tax credit investors with respect to affordable housing transactions involving Low Income Housing Tax Credits under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code, HUD Financing, Community Block Development Grants, HOME loans, Tax-Exempt Bonds, and other forms of subsidized financing.; Representations of Lenders and Borrower in connection with workouts and the acquisition and disposition of distressed assets.

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