David Harper, Jr. assists public and private companies across a broad range of industries with commercial finance and real estate transactions. David’s national practice involves:
David often works closely with the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group on corporate transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, involving finance and real estate issues.
David was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America as a One to Watch for 2021 in Banking and Finance Law.
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Kentucky Bar Association
Counseled Men of Valor in its new partnership with 4th Purpose Foundation in East Tennessee
Representation of AccuReg Software, a healthcare technology solutions company, in its acquisition of Zenig, LLC, a digital patient technology company. This transformative transaction builds upon AccuReg’s strategy to seamlessly integrate digital patient engagement with the revenue cycle to and continues to build upon its marketing leading patient access suite.
Representation of J. Knipper and Company, Inc. – one of the largest suppliers of end-to-end pharmaceutical samples management services and a Court Square portfolio company – and its affiliates, including KnippeRx, in its acquisition of Eagle Pharmacy – a Florida-based full-service, direct-to-patient (DTP) pharmacy. This strategic transaction for KnippeRx will expand the company’s pharmacy programs, scale and automation capabilities.
Representation of Altamont Capital’s portfolio company, Sequel Youth & Family Services, in its acquisition of North Shore Pediatric Therapy, a Chicago-based pediatric therapy provider that specializes in pediatric occupational therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), and neuropsychology diagnostics and support. Sequel Youth & Family Services is a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services
Representation of MSouth Equity Partners, a private equity firm with a focus on lower middle market management buyouts, in its acquisition of iBenefit Communication, a benefit communication, engagement, and enrollment services company
We represented a private equity firm in providing acquisition financing to a franchisee to acquire the operations and related real estate assets of 16 franchise restaurants.
Representation of CRH Healthcare, LLC, a quality- and patient-focused operator of urgent care centers, in its acquisition of a membership interest in a Maryland joint venture with Calvert Health System that owns and operates urgent care clinics in the Baltimore area
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
Represented New Mountain Capital in over $282 million worth of real estate transactions, primarily sale-leasebacks
Represented a small business investment company (SBIC) in subordinate term loan and preferred equity co-investment to fund a sponsor-backed strategic’s acquisition of a toy company
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Banking and Finance Law (2021)
Phi Beta Kappa
Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law — Executive Operations Editor
Moot Court Board — Ethics Chair
CALI Award in Torts
Best Oral Advocate, Appellee
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc. Torts Award