Overview

David is a partner in Porter Wright’s Corporate Department and Real Estate practice group. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, formation and structuring of business entities, private equity and venture capital transactions, securities offerings and general corporate transactions, as well as a wide range of real estate matters including commercial real estate development and leasing projects.

Bringing a wide range of experience, David represents buyers and sellers in complex acquisition transactions, including mergers, stock purchases, and asset purchases in the real estate, manufacturing, construction and retail industries. In the area of private equity and venture capital, his experience includes drafting placement memoranda, preparation of shareholders and operating agreements, securities law compliance, and counseling both the management of, and investors in, such entities.

David advises established and emerging businesses on the various issues faced throughout a company’s life cycle, including formation, capitalization, equity investment, commercial transactions, debt financing, acquisitions, divestitures and succession planning. David has counseled numerous parties through the formation and structuring of new entities and ventures, and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating limited liability company agreements, partnership agreements, buy-sell agreements and other organizational documents. David also assists entities in compliance with corporate formalities and business law requirements.

David’s real estate practice focuses primarily in the areas of real estate acquisitions, equity raises, leasing and development including the sale, leasing and purchase of office buildings, shopping centers, manufacturing facilities, apartment complexes and planned community projects.

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law  (J.D., 2003)
  • University of Wisconsin  (B.B.A., 1999)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia