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David P. Hamm, Jr.

Phone: 318.562.2656
Fax: 318.562.2751

david.hamm@keanmiller.com
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David Hamm is special counsel in the Shreveport office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and practices in the estate planning and business and corporate practice groups.

Representative Experience

  • General Business Transactions
    • Negotiation of storage and throughput agreement between owner of rail terminal and butane distributor
    • Representation of businesses in the negotiation of independent contractor agreements in various industry contexts
    • Preparation of necessary documentation for the spin-off of certain divisions within overarching business structure
    • Preparation of distribution agreement for manufacturer of oil field services products
    • Preparation of master services agreement for mechanical integrity testing services
    • Preparation and negotiation of employment agreements from the employer and employee perspectives
    • Representation of contractor in the negotiation of an AIA standard form of agreement between owner and contractor for a residential or small commercial project
    • Representation of franchisees in the negotiation of franchise agreements in various industries
  • Real Estate Practice
    • Representation of lessors and lessees in the negotiation of commercial lease agreements, amendments, and terminations thereof in various contexts
    • Preparation of various types of servitudes (easements) for various purposes
    • Representation of sellers and purchasers in connection with the purchase and sale of immovable property
  • Title Insurance
    • Commercial title insurance and escrow services for transactions involving Louisiana real estate (immovable property) of any magnitude of degree of sophistication
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Representation of parent entity in connection with the short-form merger of wholly-owned subsidiary into parent entity under Louisiana and Delaware Law
    • Preparation of Joint Merger Agreement by and between two non-profit Louisiana corporations
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of a stock purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a cemetery, mortuary and crematory business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a general goods distribution business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a skim oil collection and sales business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a water hauling and storage services, frac tank and roll-off box rental services, and mud hauling and clean of services business
    • Representation of purchaser in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the purchase of a residential, commercial, and/or industrial air conditioning, heating and refrigeration services business
    • Representation of purchaser in negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the purchase of intermediate care facility/developmentally disabled residential group homes
    • Representation of purchaser in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the purchase of a rural-residential wireless internet service business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the purchase of pipeline/general construction, roustabout and painting services
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a health and fitness business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of a barbeque restaurant business
    • Representation of seller in the negotiation of an asset purchase agreement and ancillary documents in connection with the sale of an oil and gas field vacuum services business
  • Entity Creation
    • Preparation of formation and governing documents for various entity types
  • Entity Dissolution
    • Represented corporations throughout the dissolution procedure in Louisiana and Delaware
  • Equity Interest Transfers
    • Representation of stockholders and corporations in connection with the redemption transactions and stock purchase agreements
    • Representation of members and LLC’s in connection with redemption transactions and membership interest purchase agreements
  • Capital Acquisition
    • Preparation of note purchase agreements and ancillary documents in connection with debt securities offerings under Regulation D
    • Preparation of private placement memorandums and ancillary documents for the sale of equity interests under Regulation D
  • Non-Profit
    • Representation of religious organization in connection with the lease of a portion of its property for a school
    • Representation of religious organization in connection with acquiring property
    • Representation of religious organization in connection with the revision of its governing documents
    • Representation of religious organization in the negotiation of an indemnity and hold harmless agreement for the purpose of a third-party entity using facilities
  • Successions and Wills
    • Representation of succession representatives in connection with the administration and closing of successions
    • Preparation of estate planning documents
  • Secured Lending Transactions
    • Representation of regional and national banks in lending transactions ranging in value from $25 million to $50 million and secured primarily by oil and gas properties. Represented banks in both single-lender transactions and those acting as agents for multiple lenders in agented credit facilities. Drafted and negotiated loan agreements, subordination agreements, guaranties, mortgages and other security documents.
  • Governmental Entities
    • Preparation and negotiation of cooperative endeavor agreements in various contexts
    • Representation of governmental agency in connection with the acquisition of waterworks and sewerage systems

Education

David earned his B.S. from Centenary College of Louisiana in 2001 and his Masters of Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2005. He earned his J.D./B.C.L. from the LSU Law Center in 2008, where he was a member of the Louisiana Law Review and the Order of the Coif. David was a Visiting Associate Professor at Mississippi College School of Law (2011-2012) and was Executive Senior Editor of the Law Review.

Admissions

  • Admitted, Louisiana. 2010; Texas, 2008

Articles, Publications and Presentations

Community Service

  • Council Member, Louisiana State Bar Association, Corporate and Business Law Section
  • Lay Elder, Norris Ferry Community Church
  • Assistant Examiner, Civil Code III portion of Louisiana Bar Exam
  • Finance Committee Member, Northwest Louisiana Baptist Association