David Hurst

David A. Hurst is an associate at the global law firm DLA Piper LLP (US). His practice is concentrated in the areas of structured finance, securitization, and public company representation. David represents underwriters, issuers, and collateral managers in a wide range of complex matters involving the securitization of traditional and non-traditional assets and related warehouse lending, with an emphasis on advising clients in connection with US collateralized loan obligations. David also represents underwriters and issuers in public equity offerings, including initial, follow-on, and at-the-market offerings. David also advises public companies with respect to ongoing reporting and disclosure obligations, proxy solicitations, and related corporate and compliance matters.

In addition to his work with SGAC, David’s pro bono practice includes representing immigrants in asylum proceedings, advising veterans on a wide variety of civil matters, and advising a global non-profit on impact investing.

Here’s David’s reaction: “This is truly an honor! I’m fortunate to have the opportunity to serve SGAC as it continues it meteoric growth and to work alongside amazing and inspiring leaders throughout the world in furthering our mission.”


David Hurst has been nominated by,

Nominator: Harriet Brettle (SPT Coordinator)

“David has been a key member of the legal team since I have been working in SPT. He provides valuable legal support for SPT and the wider SGAC team when it comes to providing contract templates and reviews of MoUs, contracts and other agreements. He always responds to requests quickly and with great thought (often at short notice!). He is an invaluable addition to the SGAC – his ongoing work is critical to the organisation and I hope we can recognize his efforts through the Member of the Month award.”


From the SGAC Executive Director, Clémentine Decoopman:

“Since David got involved at SGAC, he has been an excellent team leader, responsive to all team members, and pro-active. This has been achieved by supporting the team closely by providing legal advice and templates for Memorendum of Understanding and sponsorship contracts, it really helped SGAC streamline it’s processes and be more accountable and professional towards our sponsors. David always makes time to support the team, even for last minute requests. SGAC has benefited hugely from having such a supportive Legal Team Coordinator.”