David is a member of the firm's Entrepreneurial Services, Corporate Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions practice groups.
He advises emerging, small and mid-market private companies in their general corporate, financing and transactional matters and helps founders, managers, and investors recognize and achieve their strategic goals. David also works with founders, managers, and investors who use their resources to promote the development and implementations of Benefit Company policies and practices and the commercialization of sustainably produced products.
Areas of his legal experience include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and business counseling. David has been recognized since 2013 in The Best Lawyers in America® for his work in corporate and mergers and acquisitions law.
Named by The Portland Business Journal in 2004 as one of the forty most influential community and business leaders under the age of forty, David is an active civic volunteer. He has also participated in numerous sustainability-related events and forums.
Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
— Benson Industries
Represented Benson Industries, one of the world's largest designers and manufacturers of the glass and metal curtain walls (building facades), in an eight figure sale to a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.
General representation of a game developer.
Herb Pharm, LLC
Represented four private equity funds in the formation of Herb Pharm, LLC to acquire the assets of a manufacturer of liquid extracts, compounds, tonics and tinctures for $20 million.
Investments in Alternative Investment Funds
Represented nonprofit foundations and nonprofit institutions with respect to investments in alternative investment funds (hedge funds, private equity funds, and similar investment vehicles) with investments ranging from $500,000 to $100,000,000.
Opus Agency Equity Investment Transaction
Represented client Opus Agency in a significant equity transaction with private equity firm Fan Creek Capital, providing substantial additional growth capital to Opus.
Represented Rejuvenation, Inc. in the sale to a national leading home furnishings company.
Tidewater Barge Lines
Represented Tidewater Barge Lines, a regional transportation provider, in a nine figure sale to a financial buyer.
Venture Capital Investment Negotiation
Negotiated a venture capital investment for a game development company.