David E.

Business Transactions
& Restructuring



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David E. Parsly

Business Transactions & Restructuring


David Parsly is an associate in Liner's Business Transactions & Restructuring Group.  David advises clients on various business transactions, with a focus on the most significant events in a company’s life, including the formation of businesses, the purchase and sale of businesses and other mergers and acquisitions, financing, capital raising and associated securities issuance and compliance, and corporate restructurings. In addition, David regularly provides day-to-day advice to his clients as an “outside general counsel” on matters such as corporate governance, licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreements, employment contracts, and other business contracts.  David’s clients range from smaller start-up and family-owned businesses and investors, to private middle market companies and publicly traded companies.  David’s practice encompasses a variety of industries, with an emphasis in food and restaurant related businesses and consumer products.

Recently, David has advised clients on several significant mergers and acquisitions in the produce space, the sale of a packaged snack and baked goods manufacturer, the initial capital raise for a restaurant development group, and the corporate restructuring and financing of a lifestyle brand consumer products company.


Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University (J.D.)

University of Michigan (B.A.)

Speaking Engagements & Publications
  • SEC Proposes Rules Effecting the JOBS Act’s Elimination of the General Solicitation Ban in Private Offerings,” Pryor Cashman Legal Update, August 31, 2012
  • JOBS Act to Help Filmmakers Raise Capital, Pryor Cashman Legal Update, May 14, 2012
  • Going Dark – Process and Considerations, Pryor Cashman Legal Update, July 7, 2011
  • Going Private – Process and Considerations, Pryor Cashman Legal Update, June 2011
  • Database M&A - What's Different, Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal, Spring 2008
  • The Internal Revenue Service and Alternative Dispute Resolution:  Moving From Infancy to Legitimacy, Cardozo J. Conflict. Resol., Spring 2007
  • SEC Adopts Amendments to Rule 144 and New Rules to Simplify Disclosure by Small Public Companies, Pryor Cashman Legal Update, November 2007

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