David H. Roberts

David H. Roberts

David H. Roberts

David Roberts is a partner in the firm's Business Law Department, where he is a member of the REITs Practice and Capital Markets Practice. He joined Goodwin in 2007.

Professional Activities

Mr. Roberts is the editor of the REITs Practice Area on The Corporate Counsel.net, an online resource of The Corporate Counsel and The Corporate Executive publications. He is also a member of the American Bar Association.

Professional Experience

Mr. Roberts is a former staff member of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance. While at the SEC, he assisted registrants in complying with Securities Act, Exchange Act and Sarbanes-Oxley Act disclosure and certification requirements. In addition, Mr. Roberts examined multiple underwritten and non-traded REIT initial public offerings, domestic equity offerings by business services related companies, and underwritten primary ADS offerings by foreign private issuers.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Roberts was a supervising senior accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a member of the Technology Group.

Mr. Roberts is a certified public accountant.

Areas of Practice


Mr. Roberts's experience in corporate finance includes representing public and private companies, including publicly traded REITs, non-publicly traded REITs and underwriters in transactions such as IPOs, follow-on and shelf offerings and 144A offerings of equity and debt securities. He has been involved in raising more than $5 billion in public and private equity and debt capital for the firm's clients. He also has experience in representing public companies in connection with merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Roberts has served as ongoing corporate and securities counsel for public companies, primarily focusing on REITs. He has counseled these clients in all aspects of corporate governance and securities law compliance and a wide variety of general corporate and securities matters.



J.D., 2004
Northeastern University School of Law
B.S., 1998
Stonehill College



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