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David Adams serves as Chair of the Firm's Real Estate and Environmental Practice. Mr. Adams concentrates his practice representing commercial real estate developers, investors, lenders, landlords, and tenants in connection with the development, financing, leasing, purchasing and selling of office, industrial, healthcare, multi-family and retail properties, and alternative energy projects. He also has extensive experience representing business owners in connection with entity formation, the acquisition and sale of businesses, as well as the negotiation and structuring of complex supply, distribution, and other general business agreements.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel and advise buyers, seller, borrowers, lenders, investors and municipalities on real estate of all product types, as well as corporate, lending, M&A, tax credit and municipal transactions
  • Conduct, oversee and/or assist with due diligence in real estate, corporate, lending, M&A, tax credit and municipal transactions
  • Represent buyers, sellers, borrowers, lenders and investors in acquisition, construction, development, leasing and disposition of real estate 
  • Represent institutional investor and lender in connection with development and financing of $110 million, 200 MW solar project
  • Represent institutional investor and lender in connection with development and financing of $250 million, 300 MW wind project
  • Represent institutional investor and lender in connection with portfolio acquisition, development and financing of $530 million, 400 MW wind project
  • Represent borrowers and lenders on commercial debt and equity financing matters, including commercial real estate, corporate, ESOP and aircraft acquisitions 

Professional Associations

  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Board of Directors, School on Wheels

Seminars and Presentations

  • Presenter, "Commercial Leasing 101, With New Ideas About Liquidated Damages," myLawCLE Webinar, May 18, 2022

Publications

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2001
    • Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Executive Managing Editor
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Dean’s Tutorial Society
  • B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1998

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (2001)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (2001)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2001)

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