David is a member of the firm's International Business Practice Group. During his government career, he served in the U.S. State Department’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
In his 25 years in private practice, he has advised foreign governments and multinational corporations on international business and public policy matters, with a geographical focus on the United States, Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Russia, and Central and South Asia.
David advises multinational corporations and foreign government-owned corporations on market entry strategies, local partner selection, project tenders, structuring and finance, intellectual property strategies, and dispute resolution in the United States, the MENA region, and the Central Asian and South Asian markets.
David has also advised and participated at senior management and board level in the organization, structuring, funding, reorganization, and restructuring of services and technology companies in energy, transportation and logistics, commercial security, veterinary pharmaceuticals, film finance, mobile telephony and software development, and food export and restaurant services. During his career he has also managed the legal aspects of the development and enforcement of two global intellectual property portfolios, in shipping propulsion technology and in wireless payments systems.