David Burkholder 

Partner – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5309
650 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 V-CARD

David Burkholder concentrates his practice on structured finance, primarily focusing on commercial mortgaged-backed securitization transactions, structured mortgage loan participations and warehouse lending, as well as advising servicers and lenders in connection with the workout and restructuring of securitized and other financial assets.

He has broad experience representing issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers, trustees and servicers in various types of public and private securitizations, including commercial mortgaged-backed securitizations and collateralized debt obligations.  In addition, he has represented a number of major investment banks and financial institutions in the participation and sale of mortgage loans and mezzanine loans as well as in structuring and negotiating finance facilities and joint venture arrangements.  David also has experience in work-outs of non-performing commercial mortgage loans in CMBS transactions and in other distressed asset sales, as well as extensive experience negotiating and drafting securitization offering documents, pooling and servicing agreements, indentures, underwriting agreements, mortgage loan and other asset sale agreements, and warehouse and repurchase facility documentation.

David was included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Securitization and Structured Finance Law.

He received his undergraduate degree from Boston University, his Master of Business Administration from the University of West Florida, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.


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David Burkholder 


  • North Carolina


  • Case Western Reserve University, School of Law
    J.D., 2000
  • University of West Florida
    M.B.A., 1996
  • Boston University
    B.A., 1992