David P. Slotkin

Co-Chair, Corporate Finance at Morrison & Foerster LLP

David P. Slotkin

David P. Slotkin

Co-Chair, Corporate Finance at Morrison & Foerster LLP

Biography

David Slotkin serves as co-chair of the Corporate Finance and REIT practices 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.

Representative Matters

* Representing Trade Street Residential, Inc. in its definitive merger agreement with Independence Realty Trust, Inc.

* Represented Inovalon Holdings, Inc. in its approximately $685 million initial public offering.

* Represented AmREIT, Inc. in its $763 million acquisition by EDENS.

* Representing Global Logistic Properties Limited, the leading provider of modern logistics facilities in China, Japan and Brazil, in an $8.1 billion co-investment with an affiliate of Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte. Ltd. to buy one of the largest logistics real estate portfolios in the United States from the Blackstone Group.

* Representing TMI Hospitality, which operates approximately 188 hotels across 26 states, in its sale to funds managed by Starwood Capital

* Represented UBS, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a $1.2 billion bond offering by ERP Operating Limited Partners, a subsidiary of Equity Residential

* Represented Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. in its $50 million follow-on offering of 5,175,000 shares of its common stock at $9.50 per share

* Represented Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. in its $2.8 billion acquisition of Ameristar Casinos, Inc.

* Represented Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Lehman Brothers’ block trade of $875 million of common shares of Equity Residential

* Represented underwriters Citigroup, Barclays, Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets in a $500 million public debt offering by issuer ERP Operating Limited Partnership
* Represented DaVita Inc. in its $4.42 billion acquisition of HealthCare Partners Holdings, LLC

* Represented UDR, Inc. in the $561 million public offering of common stock

* Represented JP Morgan, Citi, Deutsche Bank and KeyBanc in the initial public offering of Retail Properties of America, Inc.

* Represented underwriters Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities and Wells Fargo Securities in Equity Residential’s public offering of $1.2 billion of common shares

* Represented Equity Residential in a joint agreement with AvalonBay Communities acquisition of a vast portfolio of U.S. apartment properties owned by Archstone. Equity Residential and AvalonBay acquired the portfolio from the Lehman Brothers estate for approximately $16 billion. (The largest real estate transaction in 2012 and named 2012 Global PERE Awards “North America Exit of the Year”)

* Represented Equity Residential in its proposed acquisition of a 26.5 percent ownership interest in Archstone, an owner, operator and developer of multifamily properties, for $1.325 billion

* Represented of UnitedHealth Group, Inc. in over $2 billion in registered debt offerings

* Represented of Dell, Inc. in over $1 billion in securities offerings · Represented Smithfield Foods, Inc. in over the tender offer and dutch auction tender offer for over $600 mm in senior notes

* Represented Smithfield Foods, Inc. in its 144A offering of $850 million of senior secured notes

* Represented Smithfield Foods, Inc. in its registered offering of over 21 million shares of common stock

* Represented Colony Financial, Inc. in its$55 million private placement of common stock

* Represented Colony Financial, Inc. in its $250 million initial public offering

* Represented Colony Financial, Inc. in its $250 million registered follow-on offering of common stock

* Represented Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley in the underwritten public offering of $600 million of senior notes by ERP Operating Limited Partnership, the operating partnership of Equity Residential

* Served as designated underwriter’s counsel for Equity Residential

* Served as Sales Agent’s counsel for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and BNY Mellon in various ATM Programs

* Representation of Archstone-Smith Trust in its $22.2 billion acquisition by a partnership controlled by Tishman Speyer and Lehman Brothers

* Representation of GE Commercial Finance in its $3 billion acquisition of Trustreet Properties, Inc.

* Representation of CarrAmerica Realty Corporation in its $5.6 billion acquisition by affiliates of The Blackstone Group · Representation of GE Commercial Finance in its $2.3 billion disposition of Storage USA to Extra Space Storage and Prudential Real Estate Investors

* Representation of GE Commercial Finance in the disposition of its $1 billion stake in public company through a combination of a common stock offering, forward sales, and stock lending arrangements and an offering of synthetic equity securities

* Representation of a NYSE-listed real estate investment trust in over $1 billion in debt and equity offerings and a major corporate reorganization

* Representation of the special committee of the board of directors of an NYSE-listed mortgage company in connection with its $1.1 billion merger into a related NYSE-listed investment bank

* Representation of a NYSE-listed retail real estate investment trust in its $1.3 billion acquisition of a regional retail real estate investment trust

* Formation and representation of a mortgage real estate investment trust in a $750 million 144A IPO of common stock

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Co-Chair, Corporate Finance at Morrison & Foerster LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1995

Cardozo School of Law is a top law school located on lower Fifth Avenue in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Cardozo Law offers approximately 1,100 J.D. and LL.M. candidates a comprehensive legal education in the midst of one of the world’s leading cities for law, business, finance, media and culture. Founded in 1976 by Yeshiva University, one of the finest research universities in the United States, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has a national reputation for a top-caliber faculty and an innovative academic program that includes a wide range of exciting and practical opportunities. Cardozo Law takes its academic mission seriously. The school's faculty members are known for being widely-published legal scholars, accomplished lawyers, and accessible teachers. They invite ongoing dialogue with their students—inside and outside of the classroom. Almost half of the faculty hold advanced degrees in other disciplines, making them particularly qualified to provide a well-rounded and rigorous legal education.

BS
Class of 1992

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Co-Chair, Corporate Finance
Current

Morrison & Foerster is a firm of exceptional credentials. Their name is synonymous with a commitment to client service that informs everything that they do. They are recognized throughout the world as a leader in providing cutting-edge legal advice on matters that are redefining practices and industries.

Attorney
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Hogan Lovells is an international law firm co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Washington, D.C., United States. It was formed on May 1, 2010 by the merger of Washington-based Hogan & Hartson and London-based Lovells. Hogan Lovells has around 2,500 lawyers and revenues of around US$1.8bn (£1.1bn). Hogan Lovells comprises two partnerships, Hogan Lovells US LLP (a US partnership which includes legacy Hogan & Hartson and Lovells offices in the US and Caracas), and Hogan Lovells International LLP (an international partnership which includes the bulk of the legacy Lovells firm and Hogan & Hartson's international offices in Europe and Asia).

Attorney
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Hogan & Hartson LLP provides legal services. Its is specialized in areas include energy, government contracts, immigration, and litigation. The company has offices in across Asia, Europe, Latin America and North America. Hogan & Hartston was founded in 1904 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Cardozo School of Law is a top law school located on lower Fifth Avenue in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Cardozo Law offers approximately 1,100 J.D. and LL.M. candidates a comprehensive legal education in the midst of one of the world’s leading cities for law, business, finance, media and culture. Founded in 1976 by Yeshiva University, one of the finest research universities in the United States, the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law has a national reputation for a top-caliber faculty and an innovative academic program that includes a wide range of exciting and practical opportunities. Cardozo Law takes its academic mission seriously. The school's faculty members are known for being widely-published legal scholars, accomplished lawyers, and accessible teachers. They invite ongoing dialogue with their students—inside and outside of the classroom. Almost half of the faculty hold advanced degrees in other disciplines, making them particularly qualified to provide a well-rounded and rigorous legal education.

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Jernigan Capital, Inc., Jernigan Capital Operating Co. LLC purchase JCap Advisors LLC

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Ashford, Inc. purchases Remington Holdings LP /Hotel Management Bus from Remington Hotel Corp.

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Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. purchases MedEquities Realty Trust, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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