David is a Partner specialising in Livingstone’s M&A practice. David directs client engagement and co-manages the firm’s private equity coverage effort in North America. He has over 10 years experience advising middle market companies on M&A transactions, including extensive cross-border and financial buyer expertise.
David helped open Livingstone’s Chicago office in 2007. Prior to Livingstone, he was a Managing Director at Brown Gibbons Lang & Co. and spent four years at William Blair & Co. He was also General Counsel to the Illinois Development Finance Authority and an advisor to Illinois Governor Jim Edgar.
Education & Qualifications:
- JD, University of Illinois College of Law
- BSBA, University of Illinois
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For more than 40 years, Livingstone has advised US private equity firms on mid-market deals on both sides of the Atlantic. Recently, we and international law firm Mayer Brown gathered together 10 such firms to reflect on their experiences.