David W. Morse is a member of the law firm of Otterbourg P.C. in New York City. Mr. Morse is presently head of the firm’s banking and finance practice.
For more than 25 years, since joining the firm he has specialized in the representation of banks, hedge funds, commercial finance companies and other institutional lenders in structuring and documenting loan transactions, including working capital facilities, financings for leveraged acquisitions, term loans, and second lien loans, as well as loan workouts and restructurings.
Mr. Morse is a member of the Executive Board of the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, a member of the Commercial Finance Association Education Foundation Governing Board and a fellow in the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, as well as a member of the Commercial Financial Services Subcommittee of the American Bar Association and a member of the New York State Bar Association.
He has given presentations as part of programs sponsored by The Practising Law Institute, lectured to the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys and the New York Chapter of the Commercial Finance Association and has been an instructor in the Commercial Finance Association’s Advanced Legal Issues Workshop and Loan Documentation Workshop. He is the winner of the 2008 Harry H. Chen Memorial Award of Excellence presented by the Commercial Finance Association. Mr. Morse is a representative from the Commercial Finance Association in its participation in one of the current projects of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) concerning secured transactions law.
Mr. Morse joined the law firm of Otterbourg P.C. after graduation from the New York University School of Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.