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David concentrates his practice on general corporate and securities law matters. In a career spanning over 40 years, he has worked on a broad range of transactional matters, including securities private placements and public offerings, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing and general contract negotiations.

In addition to his practice, David has been actively involved for over 30 years with an Advisory Committee of the Illinois Secretary of State drafting legislation and advising the Secretary on corporation, partnership and limited liability company statutes under his jurisdiction and its successor organization, the Institute of Illinois Business Law.

David has authored and co-authored several articles on corporate and securities matters.

David currently is involved as an officer and director of The Stanley and Evelyn Statsinger Cohen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) artist endowed foundation formed to further the artistic legacy of Evelyn Statsinger and to make grants and donations to other tax-exempt organizations to support deserving visual artists.  He is responsible for its financial operations and is involved in all facets of the foundation’s affairs including museum and gallery exhibitions.

Activities & Honors

  • Chairman, Illinois Secretary of State Business Corporation Acts Advisory Committee (1999-2001), and member of its successor committee, the Institute of Illinois Business Law, (2005–Present)
  • Former Chairman, Chicago Bar Association, Corporation and Business Law Committee
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association, Business Divorce and Complex Ownership Committee, Derivatives Law Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section

Articles & Publications


University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1977

Western Michigan University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1975

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
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