A partner in White & Case's Capital Markets Practice, David Thatch focuses on securitizations and is a structured finance specialist known for his out-of-the-box thinking, commercial acumen and practical advice. Recently, David’s concentration has been on the increase in regulatory risk in structured finance, as clients navigate new legal landscape in the wake of the recent concentration of government power in regulatory agencies.
David is in his element when faced with novel structuring issues. Whether solving asset isolation challenges, limiting bankruptcy risks or structuring to manage regulatory risk post credit crisis, he thrives on assisting clients in complex transactions where he can combine his practical approach to their needs with his creative ingenuity and his first-principles approach to law. David's practice is built around complex special lending situations and workouts and in esoteric or non-traditional securitizations, including whole business securitizations, intricate multi-issuance platforms and securitizations involving risks that go beyond traditional financial assets. With over 15 years of experience in finance, funds and securities, he has earned an excellent reputation working with leveraged investment funds and currently has an extremely active collateralized loan obligation (CLO) practice.
David's client base includes market leading institutions in CLOs and other top financial institutions, as well as various asset manager clients and corporate clients.