David A. Broadwin

Partner - Boston

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David Broadwin focuses on the representation of venture financed and venture financeable technology companies. He counsels buyers and sellers of public and private companies, companies involved in PIPE financings, private placements and other financing and strategic transactions. In addition to being a partner at Foley Hoag and a former member of its Executive Committee, David serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Emerging Company and Venture Capital group.


  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • University of Chicago, M.A.
  • New York University, B.A.

Representative Experience

  • Advises start-up companies on venture capital financings and other business issues
  • Represents buyers and sellers of public and private companies as well as lenders providing financings for acquisitions
  • Structures a variety of financing transactions, including public offerings, private placements, PIPEs transactions and commercial bank financings

  • Negotiating and Documenting Business Acquisitions - ALI-ABA (1997)
  • Editor, Buying and Selling Closely-Held Businesses - MCLE (1997)
  • "Rev up exits by revising tax treatment of net operating losses," Venture Capital Journal (December 2008)
  • "An Introduction To Antidilution Provisions (Part 1)," The Practical Lawyer (June 2004)
  • "An Introduction to Antidilution Provisions (Part 2)," The Practical Lawyer (August 2004)
  • "Accounting and Tax Considerations in Business Acquisitions," The Practical Tax Lawyer (Summer 1997)
  • "Insider Security Sales (Part 1),"  The Practical Lawyer (March 1992)
  • "Insider Security Sales (Part 2),"  The Practical Lawyer (April 1992)
  • "How to Draft Letters of Intent for Business Acquisitions," The Practical Lawyer (March 1991)
  • "Ensuring Due Authorization in Corporate Transactions," The Practical Lawyer (October 1990)

Foley Hoag Alerts & Updates


  • Ranked by CHAMBERS USA: AMERICA'S LEADING LAWYERS FOR BUSINESS as one of Massachusetts' leading private equity: venture capital investment lawyers (2011-2017)
  • Listed in Massachusetts Super Lawyers (2006)
  • Yale Law Journal, Editor


  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Concord Zoning Board of Appeals, Voting Member

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