Alston & Bird LLP
David A. Brown focuses his practice on securities regulation, public and private mergers and acquisitions, public and private corporate finance transactions, friendly and hostile tender offers, proxy contests, going-private transactions, public company investments and general corporate matters. He has extensive experience and knowledge in the federal securities laws, including the SEC’s tender offer rules, proxy rules, going private rules and the beneficial ownership rules.
Dave regularly advises a range of listed companies in SEC reporting and disclosure requirements, corporate governance issues, establishment of corporate compliance programs and other corporate and securities matters. Additionally, Dave advises public and private companies and investment banking firms in mergers and acquisitions transactions. He also regularly advises hedge funds and other investment groups regarding the beneficial ownership rules and investments in public and private companies.
Dave received his J.D., cum laude, in 2003 from Brigham Young University, where he was a lead editor for the Journal of Public Law. He received a B.A. in history in 1999 from Brigham Young University.