David L. Zive is a transactional finance attorney with over three decades of experience in real estate and commercial finance.
David focuses on commercial lending with an emphasis on loan originations, loan restructurings and distressed debt transactions, as well as creditors’ rights and enforcement matters. He represents creditors and borrowers at all stages of the credit life cycle of commercial loans, including construction loans, bridge loans, and permanent financings. He also counsels lenders, servicers and investors in connection with dispositions and acquisitions of distressed commercial loans. He possesses significant knowledge of structured finance, debt restructuring, asset management, and mergers and acquisitions.
- Represented a multi-family real estate lender in connection with a $22 million loan
- Represented a national bank in connection with the sale of two commercial real estate loans for $76 million
- Represented a national bank in connection with a $7.5 million equipment finance facility
Panelist, " When the Plan Goes Awry: Making the Best of Mortgage Modifications," efABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law’s 35th Annual RPTE National CLE Conference, May 11, 2023
Panelist, "Restructuring and Forbearance of Commercial Loans: A Refresher and Update for the “New World, ”' Real Estate Institute, December 2, 2022
Board Memberships & Community Service
Brandeis University Alumni Admissions Council
Board of Directors, Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey, Cherry Hill NJ
Executive Board, Katz Jewish Community Center, Cherry Hill, NJ
Board of Directors, Katz Jewish Community Center, Cherry Hill, NJ
Emory University School of Law (J.D. 1989)
Brandeis University (B.A., cum laude, 1986)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania