Overview

David Sofge is a Fort Lauderdale attorney who represents insurance companies, banks, broker-dealers and other financial intermediaries.

His experience for insurance companies and their affiliates includes:

  • advising on design and compliance requirements for structured financial products
  • state law compliance for a multistate acquisition of a benefits manager
  • negotiating and documenting "stable value" and other financial agreements between regulated institutions
  • working as part of task force for national litigation arising from securitization products offered by an insurance company, including responsibility for settling 25-plus cases to resolve the litigation

His experience for banks and broker-dealers includes:

  • representing banks in the issuance of commercial letters of credit for public and private bond offerings
  • bank financing for private equity investments by U.S. and foreign firms
  • assisting U.S.-registered broker-dealers with cross-border securities law compliance
  • representing banks in post-recession developer loan workouts and receiverships
  • bank branch acquisitions and mergers

He also represents regulated institutions and private parties in corporate acquisitions and joint ventures.

Mr. Sofge is co-editor of the firm's Blockchain & Crypto Blog and has written on technology transactions, data protection and artificial intelligence for the firm's Israel Practice newsletter and its Digital Technology and E-Commerce Blog.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
  • Florida State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • American Jewish Committee, Board Member
Honors & Awards
  • Top Dealmaker of the Year - Distressed Real Estate, Daily Business Review, 2012

Publications

Speaking Engagements

News