David M. Rogers

phone: 617-589-3842
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Dave has over two decades of business law experience counseling public and private companies of all sizes on a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, debt and equity financings, securities filings, and commercial real estate leasing. In addition to his work in private practice, Dave’s past experience serving as in-house counsel at global manufacturing, biotechnology and clean energy software companies give him a unique perspective and understanding of the complex challenges faced by in-house lawyers.

He also represents employers and employees on matters involving employment, non-competition and separation agreements, as well as compliance issues.

In addition to his role as Of Counsel to Davis Malm, Dave serves in the Massachusetts House of Representatives as State Representative for the 24th Middlesex District, covering Arlington, Belmont and Cambridge. In the Legislature, he serves as Chair of the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy.

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  • Represent start-up and growth-stage technology companies in connection with venture capital financings.
  • Represent both buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions (including both stock and asset deals) and strategic alliance transactions.
  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of licensing arrangements for technology companies, including software as a service (SaaS) agreements.
  • Represent founder/owners of closely held companies in connection with resolving disputes between the key shareholders, including through buyout transactions.
  • Provide wide range of general corporate counseling for businesses in a variety of industries.
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Admitted:

  • Massachusetts

Member:

  • Boston Bar Association
MORE THAN A LAWYER
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Dave’s main claim to fame: He was at the “Miracle on Ice” game when the U.S. hockey team beat the Soviet Union at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. An avid amateur athlete, Dave enjoys hockey, tennis and cycling. He is also a music lover who plays guitar in a variety of styles, including jazz, blues and rock.

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  • Spanish
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