David N. Feldman is a Partner of Richardson & Patel in its New York City office. His practice focuses on corporate and securities matters and general representation of public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and high net worth individuals. He also actively advises on mergers and acquisitions and private equity, debt, venture capital and other financings.
David's latest book, The Entrepreneur's Growth Startup Handbook: 7 Secrets to Venture Funding and Growth Success (Bloomberg Press), was published in May 2013. David is also considered one of the country's leading experts on alternatives to traditional initial public offerings, including reverse mergers, in which a private company becomes publicly traded through a merger with a publicly held "shell" company. His book on the subject, Reverse Mergers and Other Alternatives to a Traditional IPO, Second Edition (Bloomberg Press) published in 2006 and the second edition was released in December 2009.
A Wharton School graduate, David is the former Chair of Wharton’s worldwide alumni association board. He received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. His blogs have been visited by thousands of professionals each month and were named one of the top 25 corporate law blogs in the country by LexisNexis. He currently blogs at www.DavidFeldmanBlog.com.
He is a frequent public speaker, seminar leader and counsel on issues unique to entrepreneurs and small and midcap companies. David is also a contributor to several books on private investments in public equity (PIPEs). He has appeared on Bloomberg TV and National Public Radio and been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, The New York Law Journal, The Deal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, CFO magazine and others.
David serves on a number of charitable boards as well as those of public companies. He has previously been a member of or associated with the law firms of Feldman LLP, Feldman & Ellenoff; Pryor Cashman; Fulbright & Jaworski; & Rivkin Radler. He received his JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his BS from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.