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