David I. Paulson

David Paulson represents lenders and borrowers nationally in a wide variety of commercial financial transactions, with an emphasis on complex financings, workouts, and restructurings for leading commercial banks and other lenders. David has significant experience representing lenders and borrowers in the negotiation, documentation, workout, foreclosure, and disposition of construction, permanent, shared appreciation, credit enhancement, and other secured and unsecured financings and in the participation and syndication of loans.

In addition to his financing work, David's practice includes structuring, documentation, and negotiation of commercial real estate transactions involving large office and multiuse projects, hotels, shopping centers, and industrial properties, and he has extensive experience in the representation of hotel operators and owners in matters relating to the development, financing, management, and sale of hotel, resort, and fractional ownership properties and in negotiating and documenting purchase and sale transactions and commercial office and retail leases.

A significant portion of David's financing practice focuses on workouts and restructurings of troubled credits, with particular emphasis on real estate secured credits and multi-bank syndicated loans to real estate companies. Most recently, David has been engaged in representing agent banks in numerous large homebuilder restructures, as well as lender representations in the workout, foreclosure, and disposition of numerous complex single-asset and multiproperty secured transactions.

Companies for which David has worked on substantial matters include Allied Irish Banks, BBVA/Compass Bank, JPMorgan Chase, KeyBank, PNC Bank, and Wells Fargo.

David frequently presents seminars and trainings for financial institution clients on all aspects of real estate financing and workouts.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Banking & Finance and 3) Real Estate Finance
Law School The University of Michigan Law School
Education Cornell University (B.A., 1990)
Bar Member / Association California
Most recent firm Jones Day
Relevant Jobs
Transactional Real Estate Associate
USA-CA-San Jose

Berliner Cohen LLP, a mid-sized firm based in San Jose, has an immediate opening for a mid-level associate in its transactional real estate group. The successful candidate will have 3-6 years experien...

Apply now

Associate Attorney
USA-CA-Newport Beach

PUBLIC FINANCE AND GENERAL PUBLIC LAW ASSOCIATES We are an AV-rated law firm in Orange County, California specializing in public law for our local government clients since 1973.  We desire to add ...

Apply now

Real Estate Law Counsel
USA-CA-San Francisco

Real Estate Law Counsel The candidate will review, analyze, negotiate and draft retail store leases, lease amendments, subleases, lease assignments, termination agreements, settlement agreements, and...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.

Anthony Ciasulli
Anthony Ciasulli

Anthony Ciasulli is a senior counsel in Morgan Lewis's Real Estate Practice. Mr. Ciasulli represents both developers and lenders in connection with commercial, residential, industrial and resort real estate.