David Kaminski is a seasoned, business-savvy corporate transactional attorney. David has over two decades of high-level experience structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing sophisticated transactions. David’s business acumen, coupled with a practical approach to resolving legal challenges, results in pragmatic and cost-effective results for his clients.

David concentrates his practice on commercial finance, secured lending, subordinated and mezzanine debt, real estate finance, equipment/industrial loans, preferred equity, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged and management buyouts, private equity, venture capital, and specialized debt and equity transactions.  He also has extensive experience in commercial real estate matters including purchase/sale, development and leasing. Additionally, David has served as the outside general counsel for multiple middle market corporate clients, with over two decades of experience in entity formation and governance, joint ventures, succession planning, and a broad range of business contracts and arrangements.   

David is committed to providing his clients with the highest level of service and expertise. He takes the time to understand each client's unique needs and works closely with his clients to achieve their objectives and obtain positive results. With his experience, knowledge, and commitment to excellence, David is an invaluable resource for any company seeking top-tier corporate legal representation.


  • Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
    M.B.A. | 1997

  • DePaul University, College of Law
    J.D. | 1997

  • University of Illinois
    B.A. | 1993
    Major: Philosophy, with High Distinction

Additional Services

  • Commercial Finance

  • Mergers & Acquisitions


  • Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker

Professional Associations + Memberships

  • American Bar Association | Member

  • DePaul University Alumni Association | Member

  • Mount Carmel High School Alumni Association | Member

Published Works

  • Misconceptions of Revised Article 9, Chicago Bar Journal

  • The Demise of Libor, Banknotes Quarterly | 2018

Speaking Engagements

  • Current Commercial Finance Industry Trends

  • Program Chair, Institute for Business and Professional Ethics

Navigating Complex Business Legal Issues

Michael A. Fioretti, Jonathan J. Fox, Douglas A. Hanson, David P. Kaminski, Keith A. Zerman | Sept. 20, 2023