David Venturella is an associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities laws compliance and disclosure, corporate governance, and capital markets transactions. David works with clients operating across a broad range of industries, including healthcare, behavioral health, home health and hospice, REITs, and restaurants.
David earned his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law and a B.A. in history from East Tennessee State University.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
We served as lead counsel to Triple Tree Capital Partners, Noro Moseley Partners and SSM Partners in the formation of its holding company, Riva Health Holdings, Inc., a newly formed holding company that facilitated the merger of Revel and NovuHealth.
Representation of a nationally-ranked academic medical center in its acquisition of a freestanding birthing center that emphasizes a family-centered, low-intervention approach to delivery for uncomplicated pregnancies
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
Representation of LucidHealth, a portfolio company of Excellere Partners, in its acquisition of Madison Radiologists
Represented of Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP) in various refinancing transactions in September and October 2019, which successfully refinanced almost $2 billion in indebtedness
Representation of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its $36M acquisition of Maple Street Biscuit Company, a fast-casual restaurant with 28 company-owned and five franchised locations across seven states
Represented Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. in connection with the refinancing of its Gaylord Rockies joint venture’s existing construction and mezzanine loans relating to the new Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado
We represented Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBRL) in its investment in Denver-based Punch Bowl Social, an award-wining experiential food and beverage concept.
Represented SERVPRO in its recapitalization transaction, in partnership with Blackstone, one of the world’s leading investment firms
Tennessee Law Review — Acquisitions Editor
Transactions: Tennessee Journal of Business Law — Senior Commentary Editor
Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise (2017)
Concentration in Business Transactions Award
Academic Achievement Awards — Torts II; Property; Legal Profession; Fundamental Concepts of Income Tax; Business Associations; Title Law; Income Taxation of Business Organizations; Transactional Tax Planning; Corporate Finance; Behavioral Legal Ethics; Taxation of Real Property Interests