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David Niebauer

David Niebauer

Attorney at Law

Alameda
California
Licensed in
CA
Brooklyn Law
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David Niebauer has over 25 years of domestic and international corporate finance experience, with a particular focus on technology companies (especially cleantech) and intellectual property. He works with companies at all stages from start-up through seed and VC funding, IPO, mergers and acquisitions. Prior to forming his private practice, David was a Partner with Graham and James LLP (now Squire Patton Boggs) where he specialized in securities law, venture capital financing and mergers and acquisitions. David received his B.A. from the State University of New York, magna cum laude, his Master's degree from the University of Michigan and his… read more J.D. from the Brooklyn Law School.

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"David is a highly-accomplished lawyer who rapidly understood our business model and advanced legal solutions to enable us to efficiently reach our goals. His keen interest in the success of our business and great interpersonal skills make him an outstanding legal counsel.  Brian Peace, CEO BrashTech, Inc."

BrashTech, Inc.
Posted on Sep 19, 2017
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"David was a strong General Counsel for Smart Wires and I enjoyed working with him.  His professionalism and integrity inspired confidence in me and our management team. Mark Freyman, CFO Smart Wires Inc."

Smart Wires
Posted on Sep 19, 2017

Work History

Brillouin Energy Corp.

Director of Business Development and General Counsel

Apr 2012 - Present

I began working with the company as outside financing counsel during its Series A round of financing and have since become its outside General Counsel, managing all legal issues that arise for the Company. In 2015 I added the role Director of Business Development, working on financing, strategic alliances and license agreements.

Apr 2012 - Present

Law Offices of David N

Owner

May 2002 - Present

I have over 25 years of domestic and international corporate finance experience, with a particular focus on technology companies (especially cleantech) and intellectual property. I work with companies at all stages from start-up through seed and VC funding, IPO, M&A. I have represented numerous companies in complex M&A and financing transactions with a total transaction value in excess of $500M.

May 2002 - Present

Smart Wires Inc.

General Counsel

Oct 2010 - Jan 2017

I worked with Smart Wires since before its inception as a founder and led the negotiation of two foundational patent licenses with Georgia Tech. I was involved in all start-up activities from incorporation through early financings and continued to serve the company managing all legal activities. I managed equity investments for the company totaling $84.2 million through the Series C round.

Oct 2010 - Jan 2017

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