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

His experience for banks and broker-dealers includes:

  • assisting banks and broker-dealers with cross-border securities and investment advisor compliance
  • intermediating between U.S. financial institutions and foreign counsel for compliance with privacy and data protection requirements
  • representing U.S. banks in connection with international supply chain finance, including the use of web platforms to satisfy various foreign law requirements
  • advising issuers and banks on municipal bond offerings, including the issuance of direct-pay letters of credit as a payment protocol
  • bank financing for private equity investments by U.S. and foreign firms
  • representing banks in developer loan workouts and receiverships
  • bank acquisitions and mergers

His experience for insurance companies and their affiliates includes:

  • advising on design and compliance for structured financial products
  • state law guidance for multistate acquisition of a medical benefits manager
  • negotiating and documenting "stable value" and other arrangements between regulated financial 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 throughout the U.S.

Mr. Sofge contributes to the firm's Blockchain & Crypto Blog and writes on technology transactions, data protection and artificial intelligence for the firm's Israel Practice newsletter and its Digital Technology and E-Commerce Blog.


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
  • Florida State University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
  • American Bar Association, Science & Technology Law Section
Honors & Awards
  • Top Dealmaker of the Year - Distressed Real Estate, Daily Business Review, 2012


Speaking Engagements