David A. Barbour - Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP

David A. Barbour

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 214-659-4444

David's practice includes expertise in various commercial transactions on a national and international basis. He represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, with an emphasis in structured and restructured issuances of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities. He also advises clients regarding the negotiation and structuring of various corporate and real estate financings and asset and stock acquisitions. Finally, David is experienced in handling a variety of other general corporate, mortgage banking, real estate and securities transactions.

Additional Information

Representative Experience
  • Serves as outside general counsel to NYSE-listed mortgage REIT
  • Represented issuers in over 400 mortgage and asset-backed securitizations
  • Represented buyer in $2 billion commercial mortgage loan repurchase facility
  • Represented hedge fund in acquisition of specialty finance company through bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented hedge fund in workout and eventual acquisition of oil and gas interests
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in commercial mortgage leaseback securitization of its corporate headquarters
  • Assisted in drafting of mortgage-backed securitization legislation for Russia and Ukraine
  • Represented hospitality REIT in its IPO and subsequent common and preferred equity offerings
University of Texas School of LawJ.D. The University of TexasBBA
Dallas Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationCommittee on Developments in Business FinancingNAREITUS Brazil Aspen Global Housing Forum Southern Methodist University Institute of International Banking and Finance, Structured Finance

Office Location

1717 Main Street, Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law of the Dallas Metro Area
David A. Barbour has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!David A. Barbour has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Acquisition Finance, Asset-Based Lending, Corporate Governance, Finance, Hedge Funds, Mortgage, Private Equity, Securities, Securitization, Structured Finance, Transactions)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Lending, Residential and Commercial Mortgages, Structured Products, Transactions)