David Brown is co-chair of the firm’s corporate practice area, which includes its corporate, energy, finance, health care, real estate and public policy groups, and a partner in the Financial Services & Products Group, which he previously led. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities disclosure, and payment system and other technology transactions, with an emphasis on the financial services, technology and telecommunications industries. David regularly represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities and has extensive experience in complex mergers and acquisitions, particularly transactions coupled with strategic relationships between the parties. David has advised clients on hundreds of M&A transactions with an aggregate deal value in excess of $76 billion and securities transactions with a value in excess of $57 billion.
David is identified in The Best Lawyers in America for his corporate governance, corporate, merger and acquisition and securities/capital markets expertise and in the Guide to the World’s Leading Corporate Governance Lawyers. He is a frequent speaker and author of publications regarding securities regulation, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic alliances issues.