David A. Sprentall

David A. Sprentall: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (433 Attorneys)
  • One Arizona Center, 400 East Van Buren Street, Suite 1900, Phoenix, AZ 85004
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Biography

David Sprentall's practice is concentrated in banking and commercial finance with emphasis on loan originations, syndicated lending, structured finance, loan sales and servicing, real estate development finance, letters of credit, workouts and restructuring, and regulation of financial institutions.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• Recent Arizona Commercial Law Cases, Author, Appearing in JDSupra (July 18, 2017)
• Commercial Lending Law, Co-Author Arizona Law Chapter, ABA Business Law Section (2016)
• Interest Rate Swaps for Borrower's Counsel, Moderator, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Online CLE (May 2016)
• Introduction to Knowledge Strategy, Speaker, ABA Law Practice Division Webinar ( March 2016)
• Dodd-Frank Update: New Mortgage Rules, the Future of Securitization and More, Moderator, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law On-line CLE (April 2013)
• The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Regulatory/Mortgage Update, Presenter, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Annual Spring Symposium, New York City (May 2012)
• The Importance of Liability Waivers in Commercial Loan Workouts, Author, Arizona Banker (November/ December 2011)
• What Every RPTE Lawyer Should Know about Dodd Frank, Presenter, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Annual Spring Symposium, Washington D.C. (April 2011)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys, fellow
•The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Financial Services Regulation Law (2003-2019)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Financial Services Regulation Law (2012, 2014, 2016)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Banking and Finance Law (2013, 2015, 2018)
•Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Banking Law (2009, 2010)
•Lawdragon Top 3000 Leading Lawyers in America (2010-2011)
•Arizona's Finest Lawyers
•Arizona Commercial Real Estate 1000 People to Know in Commercial Real Estate (2008)
•Southwest Super Lawyers, Banking (2007, 2013)
•Who's Who Legal, Real Estate (2010, 2013-2016)
•Spirit of Philanthropy Award, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Arizona Chapter (2004)

Community Involvement

•Uphill Into the Wind, Board Member
•Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training (2009-2014)
•Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona
•Community Leadership Council, Chairman (2008-2009)
•Board Chair (2003-2006)
•Board of Directors and Executive Committee (1996-2015)
•Herberger Theater Center
•Board of Directors (1993-1999)

Related News & Events

Aug 15
139 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers Listed as Leaders in Their Fields by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Eleven Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2019 Lawyer of the Year

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Lists 133 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 15
The Best Lawyers in America 2017 Lists 125 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers As Leaders In Their Field In addition, 15 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2017 “Lawyer of the Year”

May 02
Snell & Wilmer Partners with JP Morgan Chase For Veterans Service Day

Sep 01
Who’s Who Legal Ranks Multiple Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in Various Categories

Aug 17
The Best Lawyers in America 2016 Lists 128 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in their Field In addition, 19 Snell & Wilmer attorneys recognized as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”

Aug 18
The Best Lawyers in America 2015 Lists 123 Snell & Wilmer Lawyers as Leaders in Their Field

Apr 16
American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers Elects Snell & Wilmer Partner David Sprentall as a fellow

Sep 09
Best Lawyers in America Names Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year”

Aug 19
The Best Lawyers in America 2014 Recognizes 119 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Aug 12
Super Lawyers 2013 Recognizes 96 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 45 Firm Attorneys to the 2013 Rising Stars List

Jan 02
Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Who's Who Legal 2013

Sep 18
Best Lawyers in America Names 18 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Lawyers of the Year

Sep 04
The Best Lawyers in America 2013 Recognizes 114 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Nov 01
The Importance of Liability Waivers in Commercial Loan Workouts

Oct 10
Best Lawyers Names Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as 2012 Lawyers of the Year

Sep 06
The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 99 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field

Jul 29
Snell & Wilmer Congratulates its 99 Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

May 09
Eleven Snell & Wilmer Partners Named to Who's Who Legal 2011

Oct 21
Ninety-Nine Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2011

Dec 01
Snell & Wilmer Partners Paul Giancola, David Sprentall and Alan Sullivan Named 2010 Lawyers of The Year

Aug 01
Ninety-Eight Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2010

Feb 23
Snell & Wilmer Attorneys David Sprentall and Jeffrey Willis Named 2009 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

Related Publications

Nov 14
Global Connection - November 2018

Oct 30
Legal Alert - Vendees' Liens-Construction Lenders Beware!

Apr 23
Legal Alert - UPDATE: UCC Amendments Signed by Governor Brewer

Apr 17
Legal Alert - UCC Amendments Pass Both Houses of the Arizona Legislature

Nov 29
Employee Benefits Update - IRS Extends Deadline for Certain Plan Amendments IRS Extends Deadline for Certain Plan Amendments IRS Extends Deadline for Certain Plan Amendments

Nov 19
Legal Alert: Treasury Releases Terms for Rescue of Private Banks and Savings & Loans

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Corporate and Securities
  • Commercial Finance
  • Native American Affairs
  • International
  • Mexico
  • Real Estate
  • Renewable Energy

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602.382.6260  Phone
www.swlaw.com
University Attended:
Allegheny College, B.A., cum laude, 1976 Phi Beta Kappa
Law School Attended:
Dickinson School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1979 Editorial Board
Year of First Admission:
1980
Admission:
New York; Arizona; Supreme Court of Arizona; United States District Court, Western District of New York; Supreme Court of New York
Memberships:

Professional Memberships & Activities

•State Bar of Arizona
•Business Law Section
•Real Estate Section
•American Bar Association
•Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section
•Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
•Pro Bono Committee, Chair (2008-2011)
•Practice Management Group, Vice Chair (2012-2014), Chair (2015-2017)
•Liaison to ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service (2013-2015)
•New York State Bar Association
•Corporate, Banking and Business Law Section

Birth Information:
Rochester, New York, March 18, 1953
ISLN:
903500874

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
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