David B. Shapiro

David B. Shapiro

Of Counsel

Expertise

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Mergers & Acquistions

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

ABA Group
Member

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC
West Virginia, U.S.A.

Profile
Mr. Shapiro has retired from active participation with the firm. During his years of active practice, his primary areas of practice were corporate & business law, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar, Inactive

Education

  • Ohio University, B.A., History and English, 1969
  • George Washington University, M.A., History, 1973
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1976
Areas of Practice

Banking & Finance Law | Corporate & Business Law | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mergers & Acquistions | Real Estate

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Management of complex acquisitions, including those in regulated industries such as banking and health care
  • Preparation and negotiation of acquisition agreements and related contracts
  • Preparation of SEC filings related to mergers of registered companies in the banking industry
  • Preparation of private offering memoranda
  • Advice regarding exemptions from federal and state securities registration
  • Organization of business and nonprofit corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies
  • Advice regarding governance issues in corporations and other entities
  • Advice to Boards of Directors regarding decision making in acquisition and other contexts
  • Preparation and negotiation of commercial loan documentation
  • Representation of banks and borrowers in commercial loan transactions


  • Seminars

  • Speaker, West Virginia State Bar - Continuing Legal Education Seminar "Accounting for Lawyers," 1992, Topic: "Lawyer's Responses to Audit Inquiries"
  • Speaker, West Virginia State Bar - Continuing Legal Education - 8th Commercial Law Institute, 1995, Topic: "Problems and Pitfalls of LLCs"
  • Speaker, American Bar Association Teleconference Seminar, 1997, Topic: "Letters of Intent"
  • Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1999, "Using Letters of Intent in Business Acquisitions"
  • Speaker, West Virginia State Bar - Continuing Legal Education Seminar - 11th Commercial Law Institute, 2002, Topic: "An Overview of the New West Virginia Nonprofit Corporation Act"
  • Articles

    Publications & Presentations

    • Speaker, West Virginia State Bar - Continuing Legal Education Seminar "Accounting for Lawyers," 1992, Topic: "Lawyer's Responses to Audit Inquiries"
    • Speaker, West Virginia State Bar - Continuing Legal Education - 8th Commercial Law Institute, 1995, Topic: "Problems and Pitfalls of LLCs"
    • Speaker, American Bar Association Teleconference Seminar, 1997, Topic: "Letters of Intent"
    • Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1999, "Using Letters of Intent in Business Acquisitions"