Dave Snyder is a partner in the law firm's Corporate & Securities practice and is located in the San Diego and London offices. He has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years, focusing on corporate finance and general corporate matters. Mr. Snyder’s practice has involved serving as lead counsel in numerous public offerings of equity and debt securities, representing NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange public companies in their ongoing SEC reporting obligations and handling private placement and public and private merger and acquisition transactions. He has counseled boards and special committees of directors in contested takeovers and in stockholder litigation in California, Delaware and federal courts. Mr. Snyder has been a frequent speaker on matters of corporate securities law and has written annual updates on federal securities law matters for The Business Lawyer from 1988 to 2006. Mr. Snyder served on the firm’s Managing Board from 1998 to 2013, and was Executive Vice-Chair of the firm from 2004 - 2006. He is presently Chair of the firm’s Business Department.