David has an extensive corporate and securities law practice emphasizing transactional and governance matters. His corporate finance practice includes representing both issuers and investment banks in initial public offerings and other public and private equity and debt offerings. He also advises companies, special committees and financial advisors concerning merger and acquisition transactions (both public and private) and joint ventures. In addition, David regularly counsels public clients regarding compliance with periodic reporting, proxy solicitation, corporate governance matters and other requirements of the federal securities laws, the New York Stock Exchange, the NASDAQ Stock Market and other exchange rules. He also has experience representing buyers and issuers in connection with equity derivative securities.
David has particular experience with domestic and international energy (including oil and gas exploration & production (E&P), midstream, offshore drilling, seismic and other energy services, and oilfield equipment manufacturing and supply businesses), maritime transportation, restaurant, aviation and death care industries.
David is co-chair of the Firm's Corporate/Securities practice group.