David is the firm’s managing partner who also leads the business law department. David provides clients with practical day-to-day counsel on business matters. His practice is focused on business law, corporate mergers and acquisitions and insurance regulatory law. David represents businesses of all sizes in matters ranging from entity selection and formation to contract drafting and negotiation to mergers and acquisitions. He represents insurance companies with licensing, compliance and other issues before the North Carolina Department of Insurance. David is one of only two lawyers in the State of North Carolina who has earned membership into the Federation of Regulatory Counsel, a multi-national association of lawyers who have significant experience in the practice of insurance regulatory and corporate law. David has also served as general counsel to the North Carolina Surplus Lines Association since 2004.
David is a frequent contributor of insurance law topics and regulations published by the Federation of Regulatory Counsel. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Transaction — Represented seller corporation and individual family members in the sale of the stock of a larage building supply company to a rollup buyer, includng hte sale of commercial property by related limited liability companies and the filing of federal Hart-Scott-Rodinio notifications documents.
Transaction — Represented buyer in the purchase of a North Carolina manufacturing subsidiary of a large company divesting itself of the subsidiary line of business, including the formation of the purchasing entities, preparation of the joint venture operating documents and related ral estate holding companies.
Transaction — Represented members of a large reinsurance intermediary, brokerage and capital market services company in the sale of all company assets.
Transaction — Represented insurance holding company buyer in the purchase of a large property and casualty insurance company from a publicly traded seller, including the purchase of related subsidiary companies and the filing of federal Hart-Scott-Rodino notification documents.