David W. Wurzburg


  • BA (Politics), University of California, Santa Cruz, 2004
  • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2013


  • California, 2015

David W. Wurzburg


David is an associate in Ropes & Gray’s intellectual property transactions, technology, media and telecommunications and privacy & data security practice groups. David advises a range of clients, from technology companies to asset management companies, on their intellectual property, data security and general corporate matters. David regularly negotiates a wide range of general commercial, software and intellectual property agreements on behalf of his clients and counsels strategic investors and private equity companies on the intellectual property aspects of potential acquisitions and sell-side transactions.

David also provides general counsel to companies related to their data privacy and security needs, including compliance, review of privacy policies, contract negotiation, incident response and security breaches.

David serves as the Vice Chair of the ABA Copyright Subcommittee on Music, Sound Recordings and Performing Artists, which focuses on the relationship between copyright law and music.


  • Represented TPG Capital in its $3.5 billion acquisition of education software provider Ellucian.
  • Represented an American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer in its $3.3 billion acquisition of hair-care company Vogue International and its acquisition of dermocosmetic company NeoStrata.
  • Represented OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners, in its acquisition of software and other assets related to its federal government contracting business.
  • Represented Regis College, a prominent university in the Boston area, in its software licensing negotiations with a major provider of online education software.
  • Represented Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. in its negotiations with several vendors for critical enterprise and franchisee software systems.
  • Provided privacy and data security counseling, including data breach response, to a range of companies, including consumer product companies, technology companies, asset management companies, and others.


  • David Wurzburg, Legalized Discrimination? Not In My State: State-Court Challenges to the Discriminatory Provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, 21 Geo. J. Poverty Law & Pol’y 251 (Spring 2014)


  • Presenter, “Music Copyrights and Public Policy: The Copyright Office’s New Proposal,” UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), Berkeley, CA (February 18, 2015)
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