David has more than 20 years experience in a wide range of corporate and securities matters, with concentrations in the energy and technology industries that span from the representation of U.S. public entities to start-ups to cross-border transactions. He serves as co-head of strategic development for the firm’s energy practice.
His energy industry experience includes mergers and acquisitions in the upstream, midstream and downstream industries, master limited partnerships, energy trading, energy audits and performance contracts relating to energy efficiency, drilling contracts, drilling partnerships, sustainability issues and renewables. His technology experience includes investments in and fund-raising for technology-based companies, strategic alliances and development agreements. In the securities area, David leads representations that involve initial and secondary public offerings, special committees of boards of directors in conflict situations, venture capital investments, private placements of debt and equity securities including 144A and Regulation D offerings, preparation of SEC periodic reports and structure and governance matters. In addition, David has been involved in a number of healthcare transactions, mainly representing doctors related to the formations of entities and sales of practices. David was the first lawyer in Houston certified as a LEED-accredited professional by the U.S. Green Building Council and owns the first LEED- H certified home in Houston (with a gold certification).
David is a frequent speaker and has earned numerous accolades throughout his career. Activities have included serving as an energy panelist at the Foreign Law Firms Conference – The Flow to Israel; serving as emcee at the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce Cleanovation Conferences; serving as national board member and former Houston Chapter President of the American Society for the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; and serving as a board member of the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce.