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David B. Ringelstein II

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-8782
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Education
  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M., in Taxation, 1997
  • The University of Alabama School of Law
    J.D., 1996,

    magna cum laude, President of Law School Class, Alabama Law Review, American Journal of Tax Policy 

  • The University of Alabama
    B.S. Corporate Finance, 1992, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1996
About David
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  • What types of clients do you represent?

    National and state banking institutions, investment banking firms, underwriters, governmental issuers, private colleges, and universities. 

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  • What do you see on the horizon in your area of practice?
  • What do you find most exciting about your work?
MORE ABOUT David
  • Federal Lending: David is the primary bond counsel and noted authority for one of the federal government's long standing lending programs to rural water and sewer utility providers.     
  • 501c3 Financings: David has represented numerous regional banks on a national level as bond counsel and/or bank counsel in connection with providing tax-exempt direct placement credit facilities. He has served as lead bond counsel on projects in more than 17 states.         
  • Municipal Finance: David routinely serves as bond counsel to cities, counties, boards of education, universities, junior colleges, charter schools, and health care authorities, including serving as bond counsel to some of the fasting growing municipalities in the state.
  • Utility Revenue Finance: David has served as bond counsel on tax-exempt financings for utility systems in virtually every county in the state of Alabama.
  • Underwriter's Counsel: David routinely serves as underwriter's counsel to one of the country's largest underwriters of municipal bonds.
  • Legislative Drafting: David frequently is asked to draft legislation in connection with levying new revenue sources for issuers of obligations to permit the levy of sales or ad valorem taxes.
  • Economic Development: David has helped numerous cities and counties navigate through incentives and increment financings and validation actions to promote economic development for manufacturers, retailers, service industries, and other research institutions.
      Education
      • New York University School of Law, LL.M., in Taxation, 1997
      • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1996,

        magna cum laude, President of Law School Class, Alabama Law Review, American Journal of Tax Policy 

      • The University of Alabama, B.S. Corporate Finance, 1992, magna cum laude
      Bar Admissions
      • Alabama, 1996
      Professional Affiliations
      • American Bar Association 
      • Alabama State Bar 
      • National Association of Bond Lawyers
      Community Involvement
      • The Betty Bell Center, Inc., Former Junior Board Member