David Lopez’s transactional practice focuses on capital markets, finance, and liability management, while his advisory practice focuses on securities law and a wide range of corporate governance matters.

He has extensive experience with initial public offerings for domestic and foreign private issuers, with public and private debt, equity and structured securities offerings for established companies, and with a range of liability management transactions such as issuer self-tender, exchange offers, consent solicitations, and open market strategies.

David joined the firm in 1989 and became a partner in 1998.

Notable Experience

  • Counseled a number of issuers on corporate finance, corporate governance, securities/disclosure and/or liability management, including for Alcoa, Arconic, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, The Hartford Financial Services Group, HigherOne, IASIS Healthcare, Liberty Mutual, McDonalds, Sotera Health, Verisign, and Verizon.

  • Advised various underwriters on debt and equity offerings, including for Amkor Technology, Citizens Republic Bancorp, Heartland Payment Systems, Patriot Coal Corporation, Pacific Life, Petrobras, Regions Financial, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Unum Group, and XLCapital.

  • Advised in various liability management transactions, including tender offers, exchange offers and consent solicitations for AIG, CEMEX, Codelco, Petrobras, Verizon, and Zions Bancorporation.

  • Issuers’ counsel in a number of SEC-registered IPOs, including for Higher One Holdings, Sabre Corporation, and Surgical Care Affiliates.

  • Underwriters’ counsel in a number of SEC-registered IPOs, including for Adeptus Health, Aptalis Pharmaceuticals (subsequently purchased), IMS Health, MasterCard, and Vmware.

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