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David A. Richardson

DLA Piper LLP (US)

San Francisco and Sacramento, CA, USA

David Richardson focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, emerging growth and venture capital.


David has extensive experience in global M&A and financing transactions, including:

  • Representing Clorox in multiple acquisitions
  • Representing AIG, Euclid and Ironshore in over 100 M&A representations and warranties insurance policy underwritings
  • Representing Telestream, Accruent, Groupon, blinkx and York Risk Services in multiple acquisitions
  • Representing Daintree Networks in its sale to GE
  • Representing Schilling Robotics in its sale to FMC Technologies
  • Advising JDSU in its US$650 million debt offering
  • Representing Coho Data, Glue Networks and BuildingConnected in their equity financings
  • Representing Andreesen Horowitz in multiple financing transactions


  • Schwartz/Levi Inn of Court
  • Member, Advisory Board for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship



  • University of California, Davis School of Law (2007) J.D.
    Law Review Editor in Chief
  • University of California at Davis (1998) B.A., English and Political Science


  • California
David A. Richardson is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Exit Strategies - Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Friday, June 01, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Thursday, June 07, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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