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David Brecher is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group of Davis & Gilbert. Mr. Brecher has broad experience in the practice of corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and venture capital.  He has practiced in the corporate department of a large law firm, has been a founding partner of a smaller firm and has served as a senior executive and general counsel of a company in the media industry.

Mr. Brecher is involved in all aspects of the firm's corporate practice, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, financings, strategic investments and employment agreements, as well as the structuring and implementation of complex tax restructurings for the firm's multi-national clients.  He is also involved in the counseling and contractual work relating to our clients' day-to-day commercial activities.

REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represented one of the world’s largest marketing communications services groups in numerous acquisitions of advertising agencies, public relations firms, market research companies, public affairs firms and interactive agencies, and in various strategic investments and joint ventures.
  • Represented the controlling shareholder of a privately-held healthcare software company in the sale of the company to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented an energy supply company in the sale of control to a private equity firm.
  • Represented the majority partner in the formation of an energy services consulting business.
  • Counseled television programming provider in litigation with a national satellite distribution company.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1982
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.S., summa cum laude, 1979


REPRESENTATIVE ENGAGEMENTS

  • Represented one of the world’s largest marketing communications services groups in numerous acquisitions of advertising agencies, public relations firms, market research companies, public affairs firms and interactive agencies, and in various strategic investments and joint ventures.
  • Represented the controlling shareholder of a privately-held healthcare software company in the sale of the company to a strategic buyer.
  • Represented an energy supply company in the sale of control to a private equity firm.
  • Represented the majority partner in the formation of an energy services consulting business.
  • Counseled television programming provider in litigation with a national satellite distribution company.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS/AFFILIATIONS

New York State Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

New York

EDUCATION

Columbia University, J.D., Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1982
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.S., summa cum laude, 1979