David Koschik

Partner, New York

Biography

A longstanding member of White & Case’s bank finance team, David Koschik has served the Firm in numerous leadership positions and is currently a member of the Firm’s four-partner Executive Committee.

Overview

David represents major commercial and investment banks in complex lending transactions, in particular acquisition and highly-leveraged financings.

He is widely recognized in numerous guides as a leading practitioner in the field of banking and finance, and is the former head of the Firm's Americas Banking Section.

During his 30 years at the Firm, David has developed a strong track record of counseling senior bank lenders on a range of large-scale US and international highly-leveraged financing transactions.

As counsel for the lead arrangers, he is closely involved in all aspects of deal structure, negotiation and documentation, including issues of fraudulent conveyance, collateral, intercreditor relationships, workouts and restructurings.

David has held a number of key leadership roles within White & Case. These include his previous tenures as the Firm's Administrative Partner, New York Office Executive Partner, Partnership Committee member and Chair of the Americas Operations Council, as well as his current membership on the Firm's Executive Committee.

Committed to delivering the best possible service to White & Case's clients, David also chairs the Firm's Innovation & Efficiency Council.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Georgetown University Law Center
MSFS
Georgetown University
BA
Political Science and Russian
Miami University
Languages
English

Experience

Deutsche Bank, 2014
Representation as Lead Arranger in connection with a $450 million ABL credit facility for NES Rentals Holdings, Inc.

Bank of America, 2013
Representation as Lead Arranger in connection with a $2.5 billion secured credit facility for Sabre, Inc.

Deutsche Bank, 2013
Representation as Lead Arranger in connection with a $500 million secured credit facility for Zuffa, LLC.

Deutsche Bank, 2010
Representation as Administrative Agent in connection with the restructuring of a credit facility for Sunrise Medical, Inc.

Awards and Recognition

Recognized for the last five years in a row as a Leading Lawyer in Banking and Finance
Chambers USA 2013 - 2017, Chambers Global 2013 – 2017

"David Koschik is recognized for his deep knowledge of the market and has a wealth of experience handling major domestic and cross-border leveraged financing transactions on behalf of bank lenders."
Chambers Global 2017