David E. Parsly


David advises clients on a full range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, emerging growth and venture capital financings, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, and corporate governance.

David strives to be a trusted adviser to his clients by bringing a practical and commercial perspective and an ability to break down complex transactions. David's clients range from start-ups and closely held businesses to private equity groups, family offices, and middle-market and publicly traded companies and their investors. 

David's practice focuses on strategic and financial-sponsor M&A and investment transactions across many industries, including professional service firms and asset managers. David regularly represents issues and investors in venture capital financings. He also has significant experience with LLCs and advises clients on the negotiation of operating agreements and the admission and departures of business partners and their investors. Additionally, he acts as an "outside general counsel" to clients as the primary point of contact for legal needs, including the preparation and negotiation of an array of commercial contracts.


  • 2015–2017, Rising Star, Southern California, listed in Super Lawyers 



  • California
  • New York


  • University of Michigan, BA
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, JD