​David is a member of Butler Snow’s Finance, Real Estate and Restructuring group.

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Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1991
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Mississippi: Northern, Southern

Civic Involvement

  • Jackson Preparatory School, Board of Trustees

Distinctions

  • State Chair and Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®– Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • Best Lawyers in America®
    • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), 2021-2022
    • Commercial Finance Law, 2021-2022
    • Commercial Litigation, 2021-2022
    • Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, 2020-2022
    • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, 2021-2022
    • Real Estate Law, 2012-2022
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business
    • Real Estate
  • Graduate, Leadership Jackson, 2000-2001

Education & Honors

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1991
  • Vanderbilt University, B.S., cum laude, 1988
    • Mortar Board President
    • Omicron Delta Kappa

Experience

  • Served as real estate counsel to regional telecommunications company.
  • Represented lender regarding $11,400,000 loan secured by real and personal property.
  • Represented lender regarding $6,700,000 term loan and $3,000,000 line of credit loan secured by real and personal property.
  • Represented lender regarding $11,920,000 term loan and $750,000 line of credit loan secured by real and personal property.
  • Represented poultry processor regarding a $20,000,000 line of credit loan.
  • Represented lender regarding $10,000,000 construction and permanent financing loan.
  • Borrower’s counsel regarding a loan from a national life insurance company secured by a large tract of recreational, agricultural and timber land.
  • Represented industrial manufacturer regarding the acquisition of a 58-acre tract near Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Real estate counsel to Jackson Public Schools regarding 16th section leases and the acquisition of over 100 acres of land in Jackson, Mississippi on which the Gladys Noel Bates Elementary School and Thomas W. Cardozo Middle School are located.

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Presenter, “Nuts and Bolts of Leasing,” ABA Retail Leasing Committee Conference, October 2011.
  • Presenter, “Common Areas and Common Area Maintenance,” ABA Retail Leasing Committee Conference, June 2011.
  • Author, “Mortgaging the Leasehold Interest,” Foreclosure Law in Mississippi Manual, University of Mississippi Center for Continuing Legal Education, 2009.