David has assisted clients, including manufacturers, private corporations and limited liability companies, in achieving their business goals for more than 30 years. For many clients, David serves as their general counsel and trusted adviser, providing overall strategic legal advice and integrating the services of other Fox professionals as well as nonlegal advisers in the overall planning process. David also has extensive experience in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the financial industry.

David has helped clients with such business matters as acquisitions, divestitures, contract review, restructurings and financings and with real estate matters such as property acquisition, leasing and financing. These transactions have ranged in size and complexity from the formation of single-member, single-purpose limited liability companies to multinational, multicurrency financings in excess of $100 million.

David serves as co-chair of the Firm’s Manufacturing Team, assisting manufacturing clients and coordinating a team approach to help them reach their goals.

Before Fox Rothschild

David was previously of counsel and manufacturing team leader at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, which combined with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

Honors & Awards

  • Named to "The Best Lawyers in America" list for Corporate Law in South Carolina by Best Lawyers (2013-2021)
  • Named to the "Legal Elite" list for Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions by Greenville Business Magazine (2020)
  • Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®