David Parrish > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Austin, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
401 CONGRESS AVENUE
SUITE 2500
AUSTIN,TEXAS 78701-3799
United States
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Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

David B. Parrish focuses on alternative investments, including fund formation and investment matters. He represents domestic and foreign investors in reviewing and negotiating investment documentation including limited partnership agreements, subscription agreements, and private placement memoranda, and in negotiating and preparing side letters. In addition, David advises investors in co-investments, GP removal matters, acquisitions of manager stakes, advisory board matters, single investor funds, fund dissolution and secondary transactions.

David’s experience involves all types of alternative investment strategies including buyout, credit, real estate, venture capital, growth, energy, real estate, timber and infrastructure.

Education

J.D., University of Houston Law Center; B.A., University of Texas at El Paso

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Investment fund formation and management > Private equity funds (including venture capital)

DLA Piper LLP (US)‘s practice is well known for handling sponsor-side fund mandates, however the investor-side practice was bolstered in 2018 by David Parrish and Nicole Brennig (‘very commercial and responsive‘) joining the Austin office from Jackson Walker, L.L.P.. The firm’s client base includes start-up venture capital firms, American and international sovereign wealth funds, endowments and pension plans. David Goldstein, Richard ReillyYasho Lahiri (‘a superb negotiator and diligent in his work‘) and of counsel Carmen Wong are key names in New York. In 2018 Victor Levy moved to the New York office of Clifford Chance and Richard Ginsberg moved to Winston & Strawn LLP‘s Chicago office; however, in mid-2019 New York-based partner John Reiss joined from Shearman & Sterling LLP, and Adam Tope joined from Hogan Lovells US LLP.