David C. Adams - Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation

David C. Adams

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 916-558-6028

David is a senior shareholder in the firm’s Corporate Securities and Intellectual Property groups. David’s practice focuses on all aspects of corporate and securities law, corporate governance, intellectual property and regulatory compliance. He has extensive experience counseling clients of all sizes in a wide range of industries, including high technology, life sciences and alternative energy technologies.

David has 30 years of experience in corporate and securities law and has acted as issuer’s counsel on numerous public offerings and private offerings. In addition to acting as outside general counsel for public companies, his transactional practice has included a large number of mergers and acquisitions involving national and international corporations, as well as strategic partnering arrangements that included licensing, distribution and research collaborations.

Previously, David served as general counsel, corporate secretary, vice president of corporate development, and VP Regulatory Affairs and Quality Systems for a publicly traded medical device and biomedical company. During his tenure with the company he managed all legal services while also developing and implementing corporate initiatives directed at ISO and CE certification, QSR compliance for FDA audits and regulatory submissions with the FDA. In addition, he also led efforts to obtain certifi cations, initiated clinical trials for submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and developed strategic partnering, licensing and investor relations efforts.

David is active in the Sacramento community, including serving as past Chair for the Crocker Art Museum “Crocker Uncorked” fundraiser for three years.

University of Colorado at Colorado SpringsBA 1984University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawJ.D. 1988
State Bar of California, Business Law SectionSacramento County Bar Association, Business Law SectionMeritas law Firms Worldwide

Case History

Representation in Major Acquistions

Representation of a major publicly traded company in the acquisition of significant manufacturing operations located in China from another publicly traded company;

Representation of a major publicly traded high tech company in a ~$72 million public offering;

Representation of a publicly traded medical device/biotech company in a ~$38 million public offering;

Representation of a major publicly traded company in its acquisition by another publicly traded company in a ~$300 million transaction;

Representation of a publicly traded high tech client in three rounds of private financing and registration for resale with the Securities and Exchange Commission (PIPEs) aggregating ~$27 million;

Office Location

400 Capitol Mall, 11th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (Biotechnology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Private Funds, Venture Capital)

Other Information

Gender: Male