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  • New York
  • Licensed Foreign Legal Consultant, Ontario, Canada

B.A., cum laude, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

J.D., SUNY Buffalo Law School

David’s practice emphasizes business transactions and general corporate matters with a special focus on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, restructurings, and commercial transactions. One of David’s specialties is representing Canadian and other foreign companies in expanding (by way of acquisition, new U.S. company formation, or other means) and operating their businesses in the United States. David represents businesses in a variety of industries, including grocery, utilities services, manufacturing, and independent commercial real estate consulting and advisement industries.

Honors

  • Former publications editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Henry W. Box Scholarship, SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Jacob D. Hyman Scholarship, SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • UB Law Scholarship, SUNY Buffalo Law School

David has represented a U.S. company in its digital cinema technology business joint venture with companies from Singapore and India, a Dutch public company in its sale of 200 convenience stores in the United States, a Canadian public company in its acquisition of a U.S. software solutions provider, a Swiss public company in its acquisition of a U.S. manufacturer of specialty conveyors, a U.S. company in its sale of its heavy crane and rigging business to a U.S. competitor, a Canadian public company in its acquisition of a U.S. commercial real estate appraisal and tax consulting services provider, a Dutch public company in its sale of a U.S. supermarket chain, a U.S. electric utility and telecommunication services company in its acquisition of six separate competing companies, a Hong Kong company in its sale of its private label drapery hardware business to a U.S. competitor, and a Canadian company in its acquisition of a U.S. manufacturer of water valves. In addition, David was a part of the Hodgson Russ team of attorneys that completed the following transaction:

Publications

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association Mergers & Acquisitions Committee
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County