David F. McShea - Perkins Coie LLP

David F. McShea

Perkins Coie LLP

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 206-359-3584

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.

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Corporate Finance, General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Venture Capital)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Emerging Business, Securities, Transactions)
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital)
Venture Capital Law