David S. Denious is a partner at Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP in the firm’s Corporate & Securities Practice Group. He advises clients on leveraged acquisitions and dispositions and corporate finance transactions.
Dave has represented a wide variety of private equity sponsors on leveraged buyout, “going private,” recapitalization, and other control transactions and the debt and equity financing relating to such transactions. He also has extensive experience representing both investors and issuers in growth capital, PIPE and other equity investments, especially with software, internet, energy, and other technology and business services companies. Dave has counseled numerous strategic clients on public and private merger and acquisition, corporate finance, and joint venture transactions, particularly in the areas of health care and pharmaceutical services.
Dave has been recognized as a leading lawyer by legal directories such as Chambers USA and The Legal 500 (U.S.). Dave has authored numerous articles and publications, including most recently “The Importance of Being Earned” (The Deal, 2010), “Tripwire” (The Deal, 2004) and “Signing Up The Managers in a Going Private Deal” (Mergers & Acquisitions, 2003).
Dave earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he graduated Order of the Coif, and received his bachelors degree from Amherst College, where he graduated magna cum laude.