David Smith

Associate, Frankfurt

Biography

Overview

David is an Associate in the Firm's Frankfurt office. He primarily advises on cross-border mergers, acquisitions and venture capital financings.

David helps global clients navigate the intricacies of fundraising, investing and operating in the European life sciences, robotics, and software industries.

In his practice, David assists clients to prepare and select winning bids in time-sensitive competitive auction processes as well as to optimize outcomes in private negotiations. His experience includes asset and share deals.

Prior to joining White & Case, David gathered M&A experience as an associate in the Frankfurt office of an international law firm.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, Ireland
California State Bar
Maryland State Bar
Education
LLM
Finance, Institute for Law and Finance
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
JD
Francis King Carey School of Law
University of Maryland
BS
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Languages
German
English
Spanish

Experience

Elekta Group
Advised the Elekta group on various corporate and commercial matters* * Matters prior to working for White & Case.