Profile

David Randolph focuses his practice on transactional business law including commercial loan and finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, consumer financial services, and general corporate counseling for public and private companies.

David represents financial institutions and other parties in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of a broad range of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured single bank and syndicated credit facilities, project finance, equipment finance, joint venture transactions, and tenants-in-common 1031 exchanges. His experience includes cash-flow and asset-based transactions, restructurings and workouts, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, leasings, and intercreditor and subordination-related issues. He also counsels businesses and financial institutions on regulatory issues. His lending experience spans many industries and businesses, including FinTech and other financial services, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, airlines, casinos and gaming, oil and gas, agricultural companies, and religious and other nonprofit institutions.

David is Oklahoma local counsel to Finastra, the provider of LaserPro. He also serves as the firm’s liaison for its membership with the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA), the industry’s premier platform in the syndicated lending market.

David also regularly assists clients in a variety of other areas, including the formation of business entities, real estate, tribal sovereign immunity, the negotiation of complex software and other technology-related agreements, and intellectual property issues.

David is the chair-elect of the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Business and Corporate Law Section. In addition, he is the youngest partner to serve on the firm’s Executive Committee. He also serves on the firm’s Information Technology Committee, where he oversees the firm’s transition to a cloud-based strategy, and also as co-chair of the firm’s Banking and Real Estate practice group. He also serves as a Planning Commissioner for the City of Jenks.

Articles and Presentations

When Physicians Fire Patients: Avoiding Patient “Abandonment” Lawsuits, Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association (November 2009)

Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business, National Business Institute (December 2012)

Experience

Banking and Finance

  • Borrower's local counsel in a $250 million debtor-in-possession credit facility and $600 million credit facility for an energy company
  • Administrative Agent’s and Collateral Agent’s counsel in $175 million syndicated credit facility for a pipeline transport company
  • Administrative Agent’s and Collateral Agent’s counsel in $125 million syndicated secured working capital facility for a steel mill
  • Administrative Agent’s and Collateral Agent's counsel in $110 million syndicated secured credit facility for a worldwide engine control manufacturer
  • Administrative Agent’s and Collateral Agent's counsel in $80 million syndicated credit facility secured by senior care facilities in multiple states
  • Administrative Agent’s and Collateral Agent’s counsel in $30 million syndicated credit facility to a regional nursery company
  • Lender's counsel in $30 million credit facility to a Native American Tribe to fund expansion of a casino
  • Lender's counsel in $25 million secured loan for acquisition of shopping center
  • Lender's counsel in $20 million secured revolving facility to fund the acquisition of an energy company
  • Lender's counsel in $15 million credit facility to a religious organization
  • Lender's counsel in $15 million HVCRE real estate construction loan
  • Lender's counsel in $15 million secured revolving credit facility for a public company
  • Counsel to hospital public trust in $12 million emergency department financing
  • Borrower's counsel in $9 million credit facility for pipeline equipment manufacturer
  • Lender's counsel in $7 million loan to a fund the acquisition of a health maintenance organization (HMO)
  • Borrower's counsel in $5 million secured credit facility to energy services company
  • Lender's counsel in structuring and drafting of forbearance agreements with defaulting borrowers
  • Counsel to Native American Tribe for restructuring of debt secured by gaming revenues
  • Counsel to widely-used loan documentation software company for Oklahoma law compliance
  • Counsel to debt collection company for servicing agreement with regional bank
  • Counsel to FinTech companies to acquire and maintain state lending licenses
  • Local counsel opinions

Corporate and Securities

  • Counsel to public company for sale of $280 million of assets in a series of transactions
  • Counsel in numerous acquisitions, sales and financings for aircraft, models ranging from LearJet Model 35 to Boeing 777-300ER
  • Counsel to major healthcare provider for negotiation of complex enterprise SaaS (Software as a Service) agreement
  • Counsel to Fortune 500 company for patent and trademark license agreements
  • Counsel to national hedge fund for Native American investment and evaluation of tribal sovereign immunity issues
  • Counsel to steel fabricator for sale of company to international conglomerate
  • Counsel to Native American Tribe for creation of Limited Liability Company Act
  • Counsel to innovative non-profit for software development and sharing of healthcare data with regional healthcare providers
  • Counsel to pharmacy benefits manager for license of enterprise software
  • Counsel to purchasers and sellers of proprietary engineering software
  • Counsel to landlords and tenants in negotiation of commercial real estate leases

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Chair-Elect of Oklahoma Bar Association, Business and Corporate Law Section, 2022

Member of Executive Committee of Firm, 2019-present

Co-Chair of Banking and Real Estate Practice Group, 2018-present

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2012-present

Chair, Tulsa County Bar Association, Corporate Counsel Section, 2009-2011

Editor-in-Chief, Tulsa Journal of Comparative & International Law, 2006-2007

John Rogers Merit Scholarship, University of Tulsa College of Law, 2004-2007

Phi Beta Kappa, 2004

Community & Professional

Planning Commissioner for City of Jenks

Firm liaison to Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA)

Southwest Association of Bank Counsel

American Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association

Tulsa Area United Way

Tulsa Global Alliance

News

Clerkships

  • Judicial Intern for Hon. Dana L. Rasure, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, Spring 2007

Education

University of Tulsa, J.D., with honors, 2007

University of Tulsa, B.S.B.A., B.A., Triple Major in Economics, Management Information Systems and Russian Studies, magna cum laude, 2004)

Admissions

  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
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