David Barbour


Straight Talk® is good business
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4444
F: +1.214.659.4401
Andrews Kurth Kenyon (UK) LLP
16 Old Bailey
London EC4M 7EG, UK
P: +44.20.3053.8300
F: +44.20.3053.8299
David A. Barbour| Best Lawyers: Lawyer of the Year 2017 Securitization & Structured Finance Law Dallas - Fort Worth



David Barbour


Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4444
F: +1.214.659.4401
Other Offices: London

David's practice includes expertise in various commercial transactions on a national and international basis. He represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, with an emphasis in structured and restructured issuances of mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities. He also advises clients regarding the negotiation and structuring of various corporate and real estate financings and asset and stock acquisitions. Finally, David is experienced in handling a variety of other general corporate, mortgage banking, real estate and securities transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Serves as outside general counsel to NYSE-listed mortgage REIT
  • Represented issuers in over 400 mortgage and asset-backed securitizations
  • Represented buyer in $2 billion commercial mortgage loan repurchase facility
  • Represented hedge fund in acquisition of specialty finance company through bankruptcy proceedings
  • Represented hedge fund in workout and eventual acquisition of oil and gas interests
  • Represented Fortune 100 company in commercial mortgage leaseback securitization of its corporate headquarters
  • Assisted in drafting of mortgage-backed securitization legislation for Russia and Ukraine
  • Represented hospitality REIT in its IPO and subsequent common and preferred equity offerings



Professional Recognition







Delegate - US Brazil Aspen Global Housing Forum

Senior Fellow - Southern Methodist University Institute of International Banking and Finance, Structured Finance

Professional Fellow - London Institute of International Banking, Finance and Development Law (1995-2005)


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