David Allen is a business attorney who represents clients in high-stakes corporate transactions, offering practical and strategic insights to help them maximize value and minimize regulatory risk. Based in Holland & Knight’s Dallas office, Mr. Allen focuses his practice on guiding clients on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and general corporate and securities matters.
Mr. Allen represents issuers, underwriters, investors and placement agents in a broad range of securities law matters. He assists clients with public offerings and private placements of debt, equity and convertible securities, including through initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary offerings and private investments in public equity (PIPEs).
In addition, Mr. Allen represents acquirers, targets, financial advisors and special committees in a wide variety of transactions involving private and public companies. He counsels clients in a variety of industries, including medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, real estate, semiconductors, technology, hotels and gaming.