David Slotkin serves as co-chair of the REIT practice and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a leading corporate and securities lawyer, and his practice focuses on representing companies and underwriters in debt and equity securities offerings, as well as advising companies on, among other things, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance and securities and other compliance matters. David is particularly well known and Chambers rated in the area of real estate investment trusts (REITs).
Mr. Slotkin has been involved in a significant number of capital markets transactions involving both public and private equity and debt offerings, as well as in a wide variety of strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, tender offers and joint ventures. Mr. Slotkin also regularly advises members of management, boards of directors, audit committees and special committees on strategic and corporate governance issues, and counsels public companies on all aspects of compliance with the federal securities laws and securities exchange listing standards.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Slotkin served as General Counsel of a publicly-traded telecommunications company.
“David Slotkin is a ‘an extremely proactive lawyer,’ admired for being ‘superb in reaching out with regard to new issues or situations.’ He is highly experienced in a variety of corporate matters, such as M&A, capital markets, and acts for a range of investment banks, REITs and other companies” and is “noted for his skilled handling of M&A transactions on behalf of public and private REITs” (Chambers USA).
IFLR1000, Notable practitioner, 2019
Chambers USA, Nationwide: REITs, 2007–2018
Chambers Global, USA: Investment Funds: REITs, 2010–2015
Legal 500 US, M&A Large Deals ($1 bn-5bn), 2012, 2014, 2017, and 2018
Legal 500 US, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITS), 2014–2018
Legal 500 US, Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, 2018
Legal 500 US, Capital Markets: Equity Offerings, 2012 and 2017
Legal 500 US, Private Equity Funds 2017
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