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David has owned and operated his own law practice since 1995, focusing on corporate finance, securities and corporate law. He serves as counsel to early-stage, venture-capital backed and other privately held businesses; represents investors in private equity and other growth-oriented investments; and has served as an adjunct member of various client management teams. Prior to forming his own firm, David was a corporate and securities attorney in the Washington office of Ballard Spahr; an in-house lawyer for a GE Capital subsidiary; a corporate, securities and finance lawyer in the Washington office of Sullivan & Cromwell; and founder/owner of a professional staffing and placement business. In addition to his law practice, David serves as President of a closely-held real estate company based in New York City. He is an entrepreneur and business owner, serving the legal needs of entrepreneurs and business owners.
David has represented very large multi-national corporations, startups, and just about every size company; financial institutions, including venture capital funds, private equity sources, and securities underwriters and placement agents; and individuals. He is experienced in a wide variety of transactions, including public and private equity and debt financings (domestic and international), mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, joint ventures, technology licensing, asset securitizations, and real estate-related asset acquisitions and servicing arrangements. David’s current practice is focused primarily on the needs of startups and early-stage businesses and their founders and management, including general corporate counseling, management and governance issues, raising capital, securities law compliance, and the representation of investor groups.
The University of Chicago Law School, JD with Honors, 1987; Associate Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
The University of Chicago, AB with General and Special Honors, Public Policy, 1983
The University of Michigan, 1979-80
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