David Lopez’s practice focuses on representation of corporate clients in a wide range of corporate governance, public reporting, capital markets, finance, and liability management 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 Experiences

  • 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, HCA Healthcare, HigherOne, IASIS Healthcare, Liberty Mutual, McDonalds, Sabre, Sotera Health, Starbucks, Surgical Care Affiliates, Verisign, Verizon, and Walgreens Boots Alliance.

  • Advised various underwriters on debt and equity offerings, including for Amkor Technology, Citizens Republic Bancorp, Heartland Payment Systems, The Hartford Financial Services Group, Ladenburg Financial, Patriot Coal Corporation, Pacific Life, Petrobras, PROS Holdings, 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, CFR Pharmaceuticals, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Codelco, Forest Laboratories, Kindred Healthcare, Liberty Mutual, Petrobras, Playa Resorts, Verizon, and Zions Bancorporation.

  • Issuers’ counsel in a number of SEC-registered IPOs, including for Higher One Holdings, Sabre, 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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