David K. Bowsher advises on mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas acquisitions and financing, and bankruptcy matters throughout the Southeast and beyond. The focus of his M&A practice is middle market deals, in which he has represented both buyers and sellers. His oil and gas practice centers on exploration and production companies with operations in Texas and elsewhere. David also has deep background in all aspects of corporate restructuring, with particular experience in § 363 asset sales in bankruptcy cases.
In addition, David has extensive corporate and transactional experience, including securities offerings, financing transactions, and capital raising efforts. David served as a judicial clerk for Judge William H. Yohn, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
He also has a real understanding of how Washington, D.C. works—both in the Executive Branch and in Congress—from his service as a senior Department of Commerce official in President George W. Bush’s Administration. He spends time in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office on government relations matters.
Duke University Law School, J.D., 1999
Brown University, A.B., English and American Literature and Economics, 1995
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bankruptcy Institute Southeast Bankruptcy Workshop Advisory Board, Co-chair
Birmingham Bar Association
Birmingham Business Alliance, Board of Directors
Duke Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors
Republican National Lawyers Association, Board of Governors; Vice President for Programming