David is a partner in the asset management group. David focuses his practice on the representation of financial services firms, including open- and closed-end registered investment companies, private investment pools, registered investment advisers and broker-dealers. He represents a number of non-U.S. investment advisory firms.


  • Represents Allianz Global Investors of America and several of its subsidiaries in a variety of corporate, regulatory and compliance matters.
  • Served as lead partner in the organization and initial public offerings of more than 20 closed-end funds sponsored by Allianz and PIMCO and numerous open-end funds in the Allianz family, and in the day-to-day representation of the funds.
  • Serves as counsel to the MFS Funds and their Independent Trustees.
  • Has represented a number of non-U.S. investment advisers in connection with U.S. registration and regulation and establishment of registered and unregistered products and offerings in the U.S.

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