- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude
- University of Pittsburgh Law Review, articles editor, 2008-2009
- University of Utah, B.S., 2005, cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
David’s practice focuses on banking, finance and real estate matters. He represents commercial banks and borrowers in a wide range of multi-lender and single lender secured and unsecured financing transactions, including asset-based lending facilities, equipment financings, mezzanine financings, acquisition financings, real estate secured financings, letter of credit facilities, and intercreditor and subordination agreements.
David’s practice includes representation of lenders and borrowers in financings insured by the Federal Housing Administration, with a focus on the financing of skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other senior living and senior health care facilities. He regularly negotiates intercreditor agreements and deposit account control agreements for these transactions.
David also regularly advises banks regarding legal issues and agreements pertaining to cash management, payment processing, deposit operations, online banking and fraud. He has drafted numerous agreements for banks related to their cash management and deposit products and services.
In addition, David has experience in both public finance and real estate matters, including real property tax appeals.
Prior to joining Vorys, David was internal counsel at a bank.
David received his J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was an articles editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review. He received his B.S. cum laude from the University of Utah.
Professional and Community Activities
- Allegheny Cleanways, Board of Directors, Member, 2016-2019
- Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mentor, 2014-2016
- 11/1/2016Vorys announced that three experienced banking attorneys have joined the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Robin Capozzi and Shane Sclichter joined as partners and David Aldous joined as counsel.
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- Spring 2017What is a “High Volatility Commercial Real Estate” Loan, and How Does it Affect Your Ability to Lend?More and more, bankers are becoming familiar with the term “High Volatility Commercial Real Estate,” or HVCRE for short.