David is a corporate attorney who brings value to clients by providing strategic and practical advice and helping them understand legal risks in light of business objectives and decisions. David combines a focus on exceptional client service with strong business acumen, excellent analytical skills, and broad international and domestic experience. He regularly advises clients on complex strategic transactions, best corporate governance practices, raising capital through public and private equity and debt offerings, recapitalizing and acquiring and disposing of businesses and assets, establishing joint ventures, and general corporate matters.
As a trusted advisor to both domestic and foreign public companies, David provides guidance on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and Nasdaq compliance issues and on his clients' most sensitive disclosure and reporting obligations. Boards of directors, board committees, and senior management engage David to assist them in fulfilling their fiduciary duties, both generally and in change of control and conflict of interest situations.
Legal ranking services recognize David as a leading attorney in corporate, capital markets, securities, and M&A matters. Chambers USA has described David as “renowned for his experience and knowledge of capital markets and public companies.” Clients quoted in the Chambers guide characterize David as “an excellent adviser to the board and to management,” with “his greatest strength [being] an ability to navigate thorny issues.” Others highlight his “careful, detailed and smart” approach and his ability to “get to the heart of a matter efficiently.”