Ungaretti & Harris LLP
Illinois Institute of Technology
1997 - 2000
David works closely with clients to: raise capital; grow businesses through acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures; secure important relationships with executives, employees, vendors and suppliers; protect intellectual property; and effect strategic changes. In each case, he strives to achieve a thorough understanding of the relevant business concerns and provide efficient and pragmatic legal solutions. Recent notable transactions in which David has taken part include: -The establishment of a presence in the U.S. for a privately-held European supplier to major domestic automakers; -The restructuring and private equity financing of a chain of radio stations in the Upper Midwest; -The stock purchase by a multinational buyer group of a nationally-known women’s apparel retailer via the Section 363 bankruptcy auction process; -The restructuring of a family’s investments of over $250,000,000 in the U.S. and Caribbean; and -The formation and financing and of a derivatives trading firm. Prior to joining Ungaretti & Harris LLP, David was associated with Gould & Ratner LLP in Chicago, where his practice focused on corporate, finance and securities law. While a law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, David represented the school at numerous moot court competitions, including the 2000 Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot at the Universität Wien and the 1999 Canada-United States Law Institute Niagara International Moot Court Competition at the University of Toronto. David is also active in a number of professional and charitable groups.