Maynard Cooper & Gale announced today that David R. Kinman has joined the Birmingham office as a Shareholder to lead the Firm’s Commercial Lending Practice. David brings more than 14 years of experience, focusing on all aspects of commercial lending transactions, business and commercial transactions, commercial real estate, and mergers and acquisitions.
“We’re honored to add such an outstanding lawyer and person as David Kinman to our team. His skill and expertise, and the trusted counsel role he serves with his many clients will be an incredible addition to our group,” said Tom Clark, Shareholder and Chair of Maynard Cooper’s Real Estate & Financial Services Practice Group. “David brings an invaluable depth of experience and insight that will greatly complement our seasoned team of commercial lending attorneys. We look forward to David’s leadership and the continued growth of our Commercial Lending Practice.”
Over the course of his career, David has handled multiple types of financing transactions on behalf of borrowers, commercial banks and non-bank lenders, including syndicated lending, leveraged lending, real estate lending, mezzanine lending, health care lending, direct lending, asset-based lending, and CMBS transactions. He has represented developers, lenders, and tax credit investors with respect to affordable housing transactions and other forms of subsidized financing. David has also represented lenders and borrowers in connection with workouts and the acquisition and disposition of distressed assets.
“Maynard Cooper has a long history of being the preeminent, go-to law firm in Alabama and the Southeast for commercial lending transactions,” said David. “I am thrilled to be joining the team, and I look forward to the opportunity to lead our Commercial Lending Practice over the coming years, such that we will grow an even stronger suite of services for our clients together.”
Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, David was a member of the Finance and Real Estate Group at another national law firm, and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA for exceptional work on behalf of his clients. David is recognized as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Commercial Finance for Birmingham by Best Lawyers in America.
Maynard Cooper’s Commercial Lending attorneys routinely represent numerous state and national banks, insurance companies, and other institutional lenders as general and special counsel in a variety of matters, including financing transactions, regulatory matters, and general commercial matters.