David received a full academic scholarship to Washington & Lee University where he was captain of the cross-country team and double majored in European History and Chinese Language and Literature. He went on to attend Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. During law school, David worked abroad for a Chinese law firm as well as a boutique firm catering to private equity transactional work. Following law school, David worked as an associate for a small Midwest investment bank where he assisted with M&A transactions across a wide spectrum of industries including produce distribution, specialty chemical manufacturing and raw material producers for the construction industry.
Moving to Tampa in 2012, David served as in-house counsel for a small publicly traded company before working in private practice for two years. He brings a diverse skill set to Cotney Construction Law and applies those skills to the advancement of the transactional needs of his clients. In his free time, you can find David hunting, fishing or out for a run.
- Washington & Lee University, B.A.
- Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., LL.M.
Selected Professional and Civic Activities
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Holy Trinity Presbyterian Church, Youth Volunteer