David focuses his practice on investment management matters and corporate transactions, primarily representing private fund sponsors and investors in connection with the structuring of, and investment into, various types of private investment funds including private equity, hedge, commodity/derivatives, real estate, crypto/digital asset, and opportunity zone funds. He also counsels investment industry professionals and market participants regarding SEC and CFTC regulatory compliance, securities and crypto/digital asset transactions, and entity formation. Additionally, David has experience advising clients in M&A, multilateral transactions, FinTech product development and licensing, and general corporate matters.
David has a unique and diverse legal background which enables him to effectively counsel and advise a wide range of clients, regardless of size, industry, or sophistication. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, David has held positions as in-house counsel to a government contractor specializing in cyber and defense matters, as an associate at a boutique investment management law firm, and as an associate in the investment management departments of several large law firms.
David regularly advises both private fund sponsors and investors in various private fund matters, including:
David also advises investment industry professionals in various investment management and regulatory matters, including:
David also advises clients with respect to various matters involving corporate transactions, crypto/digital assets, and FinTech products, including:
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2014
Assistant Managing Editor, Modern American Brief
Senior Staffer, Criminal Law Brief
Michigan State University, B.A., Political Theory & Constitutional Democracy; Specialization in Science, Technology, & Environmental Public Policy, 2011
Washington, D.C., 2018
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Virginia Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar Association
“International public offerings,” co-author in India Business Law Journal (2022) (view article)
July 29, 2022