David P. McHugh concentrates his practice in corporate, securities and business law and serves as co-leader of the firm's Public Companies practice group.
Mr. McHugh represents a wide range of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 500 public companies. He has extensive experience advising public and private companies in connection with merger and acquisition transactions and general corporate matters, including organizational and compliance matters. In particular, Mr. McHugh has substantial experience in advising public and private clients with respect to a wide variety of day-to-day legal and business matters.
He has served (and continues to serve, on a retainer basis) as in-house counsel to a Fortune 500 company handling a variety of corporate and business law issues. Mr. McHugh also has significant experience representing a diverse range of clients — in the manufacturing, consumer products, technology and other industries — as well as private equity sponsors and investors in their acquisition, divestiture and financing activities.
Mr. McHugh has represented issuers and investment banks in equity and debt offerings, and has advised companies in connection with their Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and corporate governance obligations. He also has experience as bond counsel for state and local political subdivisions.