David Y. Lin


San Francisco

Los Angeles

David Lin, a partner working across Orrick's San Francisco and Los Angeles offices, is a member of the Banking & Finance Group.

David assists major financial institutions and alternative lenders in effectively assessing legal risks in complex secured and unsecured commercial finance transactions. He advises on bilateral, club and syndicated financings for acquisitions, dividend recapitalizations, construction and refinancings. He has extensive experience in financings in the casino gaming (commercial and tribal) and technology sectors.

    • Advised a leading global bank as administrative agent and lead arranger in a $750 million credit facility for Oaktree Capital Group.
    • Advised the arranger and lender in connection with a greenfield construction loan facility to a Native American tribe to build its first gaming facility.
    • Represented a leading global bank, as lead arranger and administrative agent, on $270 million senior secured credit facilities  for Monarch Casino Resort, Inc. 
    • Represented the lead arranger for a $200 million term loan B credit facility to a privately held chain of supermarket stores operated under various brands in northern California and Nevada.
    • Advised a leading alternative lender on a $75 million term loan to an ESOP-owned hospital management company.
    • Advised a leading alternative lender on a $200 million term loan to a technology-driven health insurance company.
    • Represented the administrative agent and lead lender on a $145 million revolving credit margin facility to a trust of a high-net worth individual.
    • Advised the administrative agent and lead arranger on a $250 million borrowing base credit facility to a leading BDC Bay Area lender to venture-backed companies.