David L. Taub concentrates his practice in the field of financial, credit and structured products. David is head of the Firm's Financial Institutions Advisory Practice Group. He is chair of the Firm's Finance Committee and a member of the Firm's Executive, Management and Compensation Committees.
David's practice extends to the trading and the securitization aspects of the financial products markets, as well as to a variety of credit products. He regularly advises financial institutions and other market participants regarding a range of derivative transactions, including swaps, caps, collars, floors, investment vehicles and forward delivery agreements. He has structured and developed a variety of innovative and complex securitization transactions.
In the field of municipal derivatives, David has been involved in several of the largest and most innovative primary and secondary market derivative product transactions in the municipal market. He also practices in the field of public finance, advising clients on the transactional and tax aspects of the issuance of tax-exempt debt securities.
David has served as counsel to issuers, underwriters, purchasers, borrowers and lenders for a variety of tax-exempt financings, including pooled and single borrower financings involving governmental, exempt facility and nonprofit issuers. He also has served as outside counsel to the Municipal Financial Products Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), formerly The Bond Market Association.
In addition to regularly lecturing on derivative products to industry and professional groups, David has twice co-chaired the Bond Buyer's Annual Derivatives and Short-Term Finance Institute.