David S. Rusk 

Associate – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5124
227 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 V-CARD

David S. Rusk is an associate in Cadwalader's Finance Group. Dave represents borrowers and commercial banks, investment banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions in a variety of commercial lending transactions, including syndicated and bilateral bank financings, commodities financings, asset-based lending, acquisition financings and other secured transactions. Dave regularly advises financial institutions on sanctions, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering issues related to financing transactions. Dave also represents financial institutions in the purchase and sale of distressed debt and equity on the secondary loan and equity trading markets.

Dave received his J.D. from the Washington University School of Law, where he was Executive Articles Editor for the Journal of Law and Policy. He also holds a B.A. in Music from Brigham Young University.


David S. Rusk 

Practice Areas


  • North Carolina


  • Washington University, School of Law
  • Brigham Young University



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