JACKSONVILLE, FL—Balch & Bingham is pleased to announce the addition of former American Challenger Development Corporation and TIAA Bank in-house counsel Dave Barrett to the firm’s Banking & Financial Services Practice.
Dave joins the firm’s Jacksonville, Fla. office as a partner and brings more than 18 years of experience in navigating complex acquisitions and commercial transactions in the financial services sector. Prior to joining Balch, Dave served as the chief legal officer and corporate secretary at American Challenger Development Corp.
His practice at Balch focuses on all aspects of banking, corporate governance, commercial lending, mergers & acquisitions and regulatory compliance. As part of his corporate practice, he advises owners, directors and executives throughout all phases of corporate acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and restructures. With an extensive background in commercial lending and capital markets transactions, Dave has experience negotiating complex legal transactional documents regarding whole loan purchases, warehouse finance repurchase agreements and mortgage servicing rights facilities, commercial real estate loans, unsecured lending, lender finance loans and other structured finance transactions.
Dave received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Stetson University and is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Florida, Georgia and Illinois.