David Calhoun

David Calhoun

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP

Recognized since 2023

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

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David M. Calhoun practices in the areas of corporate finance, securities, private equity and mergers and acquisitions. David is very active in M&A transactions for public and private companies and represents both buyers and sellers in mergers, acquisitions, asset sales, stock sales, international and cross-border transactions, and leveraged buy-outs. In addition, he often handles Hart-Scott-Rodin (HSR) and antitrust matters in connection with M&A transactions.

David also has significant experience in public and private securities and corporate finance, including representation of issuers, underwriters, and investors. He works closely with clients to help them navigate debt and equity offerings (public and private), going private transactions, venture capital financings, IPOs, secondary offerings of common and preferred securities, PIPEs (private investments in public equity), and tender offers.

David’s clients include companies and private equity and venture capital investors in numerous industries, including technology, financial technology, healthcare technology, business process outsourcing, and manufacturing. In addition to M&A and corporate finance work, he often assists clients with general corporate counseling, corporate governance, audit and special committee representation, and securities law compliance matters.

David holds several leadership roles at MMM. He serves as the Corporate Practice Group Leader and chairs the firm’s Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices. He is also a member of MMM’s Executive and Management Committees. Outside of the firm, David serves on the Board of Trustees of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School, the Zoo Atlanta Leadership Counsel, the Board of Directors of ACG Atlanta and the Board of Directors of the Atlanta CEO Council.

Contact & Links


  • Atlanta Financial Center, Suite 1600
    3343 Peachtree Road, NE
    Atlanta, GA 30326

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law

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