As one of the founding members of the firm and having previously been an associate and partner at leading law firms in Vancouver, David has almost a quarter century of experience in providing a combination of legal and business advice to a largely entrepreneurial clientele.
David specializes in corporate, tax and securities law with several private companies, publicly-traded entities and institutional venture capitalists. For many companies he has taken the role as general counsel.
In addition to a specialized role in merger and acquisition transactions, he has acted as counsel for special committees and independent review committees for a variety of complex and often tax-driven transactions.
David has served since the mid 1990’s as a director for numerous public and private companies. David also spends a significant amount of time serving on national and local charitable boards. He has written articles, edited publications and regularly lectures for the Canadian Venture Capital Association, the B.C. Continuing Legal Education Society, the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society Professional Legal Training Course regarding corporate, securities and venture capital financing law.
David obtained his J.D. (University of Toronto) in 1988 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 1989.
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