David Schuette focuses on securities and corporate work. He represents underwriters, issuers and selling stockholders in various types of equity offerings, including common stock, ADRs and limited partnership units, and various types of debt offerings, including mortgage bonds, convertible debt, investment grade and high-yield debt, as well as equipment trust pass-through certificates. He also represents issuers and investment banks in connection with liability management transactions, including exchange offers, tender offers and consent solicitations. In addition to his transactional work, he regularly advises public companies in a variety of industries on SEC compliance matters and corporate governance issues.

David has been singled out by The Legal 500 USA “as a ‘guru’ for his expertise in debt offerings,” who “balances legal expertise with a practical business perspective.” The IFLR1000 guide recognizes David as a “Notable Practitioner” for Capital Markets: Equity and for M&A in the United States.


  • Englisch


Georgetown University, AB, cum laude

The University of Michigan Law School, JD, cum laude
Contributing Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform


  • Illinois


  • Business Law Section, American Bar Association