As a sophisticated corporate transactional lawyer with nearly 25 years of experience, David Adams has represented multiple financial and non-financial institutions in financing transactions, mergers, acquisitions, and expansions. His experience includes over 120 completed mergers and acquisitions. When working on deals and other financing transactions, David goes beyond the basic details and gets to know his client’s markets, business operations, competition, new market trends, and vendor and pricing agreements in order to help them find the best solutions to any business challenges.
David counsels his clients on data security, cyber risk, and compliance with federal and state consumer financial protection laws and regulations. Importantly, David has completed hundreds of commercial real estate transactions including infrastructure, leasing and construction projects.
His practice also includes real estate, financial institution regulatory compliance, state and federal securities law registrations, equity and debt offerings, joint ventures, commercial real estate transactions, and problem asset resolution for mid-sized local and regional financial institutions and other businesses.
David has published over 30 articles in a variety of publications including the Fulton County Daily Report, The Corporate Board magazine, and a number of banking journals. He has been listed as a Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Star” and named to GeorgiaTrend magazine’s Legal Elite. In 2014, he was named to the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40. He is also a graduate of Leadership Georgia. David is a member of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee for the State Bar of Georgia and chaired the subcommittee that revised the introduction to the law school programs used by all of the law schools in the state.
Prior to earning his JD at the University of Georgia College of Law, David graduated with a BA from Centre College in Danville, KY. He is licensed to practice in both Tennessee and Georgia.
When he is not working, you can find David running or enjoying time at the lake with his family.