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David E. Fleming


David E. Fleming, a member of the Firm, is a highly experienced corporate and securities lawyer focusing his practice primarily on capital market and corporate finance transactions. He regularly advises U.S. and foreign issuers, investment banks, investors and lenders in complex public and private securities offerings. David represents clients in initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, registered direct offerings, SPACs, DeSPACs, PIPEs and private placements of equity and debt securities. He also regularly represents public companies regarding their SEC and NYSE or Nasdaq listing compliance.

Mr. Fleming frequently negotiates complex mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and divestiture agreements. He is a trusted advisor to boards of directors and senior management on their securities disclosure and regulatory compliance, corporate governance and investor relations.

Prior to joining the firm, he had been a partner at several national law firms. For over 12 years, he was also the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of a Nasdaq Global Stock Market-listed energy company, where he directly participated in raising more than $240 million of equity, growing the company from a startup to over $140 million of revenue, leading to a successful $100 million initial public offering, and subsequently reaching a market capitalization of more than $1 billion.

In addition, Mr. Fleming had served as the chief executive officer at American Postal Infrastructure Partners, a private equity-backed company that specializes in the purchase, operation and repositioning of real estate leased to the U.S. Postal Service. In this role, he led the acquisition of over 390 commercial properties in 38 states.

He is admitted to the practice of law in the States of New York, Connecticut and Maryland and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Mr. Fleming graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government; Harvard University with a GSS in Administration and Management, where he was selected as a Langlois Scholar and Class Marshal (first in class) and the University of Maryland School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude.

He is a member of the American Bar Association; New York City Bar Association; Maryland State Bar Association and the U.S. Society of Petroleum Engineers.