David McShea's practice focuses on the representation of high growth technology
companies, public companies and venture capital firms. In more than 20 years
of practice, he has handled numerous significant transactions, including the
initial public offerings of Amazon.com and Zillow Inc., mergers and
acquisitions, public equity and debt financings, and venture capital
financings. David is co-author of The Initial Public Offering Handbook: A Guide for
Entrepreneurs, Executives, Directors and Private Investors (2008).
David has represented several leading companies through high-growth stages. He
represented aQuantive Inc. from incorporation through its IPO, numerous
acquisitions and its sale to Microsoft for $6.3 billion. He has represented
Amazon.com from private company through IPO and post-IPO mergers and
acquisitions. In addition to working with deal-intensive growth companies,
David represents several venture capital firms. David's corporate clients
include Amazon.com, Highspot, Inc., Emeritus, Seattle Bank, Seeq Corporation,
SkyKick and Zillow Inc.. He is a frequent speaker on corporate governance,
initial public offerings and venture capital finance topics.