Courthouse Plaza
199 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05402-0190
ph: 802-863-2375
dir: 802-863-2375
Overview

David represents a variety of institutional clients in commercial transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, secured financings and real estate and leasing arrangements. He works closely with clients to develop a practical legal strategy for each project that will meet the client’s business goals. David has over twenty-five years of experience representing companies in transactional matters both inside Vermont and nationally. David chaired the Firm’s Business Law group from 2010-2017. David currently serves as Deputy Managing Partner of the Firm.

Experience
  • David represented a national grocery wholesaler in the acquisition of 100% of the capital stock of a regional wholesaler with operations in the Pacific.     
  • David represented a regional convenience store and gas station operator in the acquisition and financing of several convenience stores and gas stations in New Hampshire, New York and Vermont.
  • On behalf of a national grocery wholesaler, David facilitated the sale of 57 retail supermarkets in the Southeast to a regional retail  operator.    
  • David represented a non-profit home health care provider in connection with an affiliation agreement with the UVM Health Network.
  • David represented the seller of four independent care senior living facilities in Vermont.
  • David represented the buyers of a business-to-business media publishing company in the Midwest.
Education

Albany Law School, J.D., cum laude,  1992

Middlebury College, B.A., cum laude, 1989

Admissions & Clerkships

Vermont, 1992

New York, 1993

Memberships & Activities
  • Vermont Bar Association
Accolades & Awards

Chambers and Partners, 2012-2018

Courthouse Plaza
199 Main Street
Burlington, VT 05402-0190
ph: 802-863-2375
dir: 802-863-2375
fax: 802-862-7512
dsylvester@drm.com
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