David Rosinus

David A. Rosinus

Senior Counsel

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Covington & Burling LLP
The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018-1405
Tel: +1 212 841 1197



  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 1978
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Pomona College, B.A., 1974
    • summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York

David Rosinus has represented financial institutions and hedge funds, as well as issuers, borrowers and debtors, in a wide range of financing activities, including syndicated bank credit agreements, high yield issues, equity-linked investments, secured financings, asset-backed lending, equipment leasing, project finance, oil and gas lending facilities, workouts, and restructurings.  While a partner, he was co-chair of the firm’s Finance Practice Group.

Representative Matters

  • The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company in over $8 billion of credit and capital market transactions, including second-lien and synthetic facilities and a pan-European receivables securitization.
  • Atlas Energy, L.P. in a $300 million credit agreement secured by a borrowing base comprised of interests in shale gas reserves and extraction.
  • Counsel to investors in a $225 million pre-IPO convertible notes issuance to prominent hedge funds.
  • Credit Agricole Indosuez (now Calyon) as agent bank and syndicate member in workouts and restructurings, including bankruptcy chapter 11 plans.

Honors and Rankings

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • BTI Client Service All-Star
  • New York Super Lawyers

Pro Bono

  • Mr. Rosinus is the relationship partner for the firm’s pro bono representation of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.  He has advised Lincoln Center on a variety of contract and corporate law matters.

Publications and Speeches

  • Mr. Rosinus has spoken and written on commercial loan documentation, legal issues for lenders in leveraged lease transactions, perfection of security interests, and legal opinions.
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