David L. Bourne - Quarles & Brady LLP

David L. Bourne

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

David Bourne represents both lenders and borrowers in sophisticated syndicated and single-lender financings. He has extensive experience with asset-based lending transactions, international financing, letter of credit transactions, work-outs, restructurings, interest rate swap documentation, and third-party legal opinions. Following private equity transactions, Dave works closely with portfolio companies on all aspects of their financing and credit needs. 

In 2013, Mr. Bourne was recognized for his outstanding service and responsiveness to clients’ needs by being named a Client Service All-Star by The BTI Consulting Group, Inc. -- one of only 307 attorneys from across the United States to be so honored.

Dave currently is a member of the firm’s Financial Services Industry Team, where he shares responsibility for coordinating training for other attorneys who practice in the commercial finance field; he is a past national chair of Quarles & Brady’s Commercial Financial Services Team, and a former member of the firm's Summer Associate Committee.

Recent representative transactions include:

  • Representing the agent bank in extending a $140 million revolving credit facility to an NFL franchise. 
  • Representing the lead bank in a $100 million secured credit transaction involving the operator of long-term healthcare facilities. 
  • Representing the lender in a $15 million loan to a leading national food commodities broker. 
  • Advising a public company on day-to-day interpretive issues arising under its $2.9 billion revolving and term loan credit agreement. 
  • Representing a manufacturing company in connection with its $150 million asset securitization facility.
  • Representing an asset based lender in a $15 million revolving loan to a data aggregator and market research firm. 
  • Local counsel to numerous lenders, corporations and borrowers with respect to Wisconsin transactions.

Georgetown UniversityMA Marquette University Law School J.D. Wheaton College, IllinoisBA

Case History

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, 1993 
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1988 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1988 

Office Location

411 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2400
Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
United States

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law