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Practice Areas


  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
    25 years
  3. Securities Offerings: 25%
    25 years
  4. Venture Capital: 25%
    25 years

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Megan L. Muir

    Dave is a very bright, capable lawyer who will take the time to figure out a challenging issue and get it right. He's got a wide range of experience, including doing work for successful companies such as, and is a frequent speaker on securities law and other topics. I've done a number of deals opposite Dave over the years - he stands out as someone who really seems to love the law and is engaged in his work.


    Megan Muir Venture Capital Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Perkins Coie LLP

1201 3rd Ave
Suite 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266



Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ListedChambers USA2010
Listed, Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Listed, Top 100 Super LawyersWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
ListedChambers USA2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Top Venture Capital LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
ListedChambers USA2008
ListedChambers USA2007
Listed, 500 Leading Lawyers in AmericaLawdragon2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
ListedChambers USA2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
ListedChambers USA2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
ListedBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Seattle's Best LawyerSeattle Metropolitan MagazineN/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Merrill Corporation publicationThe Initial Public Offering Handbook: A Guide for Entrepreneurs, Executives, Directors and Private Investors2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Princeton UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Washington State Bar AssociationNew World, Old World: How to Do an IPO After Securities Offering Reform2005
Northwest Entrepreneur NetworkAngel Financing: How to Evaluate and Obtain Angel Investment Capital2005