David J. Chavolla is a partner in the Business Law Practice Group. He concentrates in the representation and counseling of privately held business organizations in all aspects of their legal affairs.
David has served as outside general counsel to a wide range of clients, including manufacturers and distributors of commercial and consumer products and services, software developers and providers, energy management firms, communications companies, consulting firms and professional organizations. He is responsible for all aspects of clients’ corporate legal affairs including organizational, capital structure and stockholder issues, employment matters, protection of intellectual property, borrowing relationships, real estate and contract issues.
David regularly represents corporate and other business clients in complex business transactions including mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and joint ventures involving U.S. domestic and international business entities. He is also frequently involved in representation of public and private companies in overseas transactions and representation of foreign entities in U.S. activities, both as U.S. general counsel and special counsel in connection with specific transactions.
David has extensive experience with financial transactions, including private placements and other capital formation activities, secured and unsecured bank and other institutional financing and credit facilities. He has represented firms in initial public offerings and ongoing SEC compliance work. His experience includes counseling on issues involving the Investment Company Act and the Investment Advisors Act.
Stanford University School of Law