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David J. Routh
(402) 474-6900
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Practice Emphasis:

David’s practice focuses on representing banks, bank holding companies and other financial institutions.  He primarily works in the areas of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, regulatory compliance and lending and finance.  Among other things, he has assisted clients in the purchase, sale and merger of over 60 banks and bank holding companies in the States of Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Kansas and Iowa in the past 15 years.  David also has substantial experience in documenting and closing various types of loan transactions and capital-raising transactions, including subordinated debt and stock offerings.  He has assisted banks and bankers with nearly all types of regulatory applications, and he has substantial experience with enforcement actions involving both federal and state bank regulators. David also advises both public companies and privately held clients, in banking and other industries, on a wide range of securities law issues and other business transactions and relationships. His experience with securities offerings includes both registered offerings and private placements.

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Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Listed: Best Lawyers in America® (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation), 2007-present
  • Listed: Great Plains Super Lawyers (Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance) (Rising Star, 2013)
  • Member, LR 430 Study Committee on Modernization of the Nebraska Banking Act (2016)