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David is member of the Global Corporate Group based in Reed Smith’s Chicago office.  David focuses his practice on private equity, leveraged finance, venture capital, sports financings and other debt financing transactions.  


  • John Marshall Law School, 2009, J.D.
  • John Marshall Law School, 2009, LL.M.

  • Illinois

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed as Highly Regarded in IFLR1000 for United States, Illinois, Banking, 2024
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for Illinois Banking & Finance, 2022-2023