David Pendergast

David Pendergast

David Pendergast
Santa Monica
+1 424 436 3069

David Pendergast is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology practice, where he represents emerging-growth companies and venture capital investors in all stages of the lifecycle. Mr. Pendergast handles venture capital financings, M&A transactions, IPO and deSPAC transactions and various general day-to-day corporate matters for his clients. In addition, he routinely advises Board of Directors on corporate governance matters. Mr. Pendergast has particular experience with companies in the industrial, technology and aerospace, and space and defense sectors.

Professional Activities

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Pendergast was a Corporate Attorney with Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles. Previously, he was the Co-Founder and VP, Corporate Development of Arrivo, Assistant General Counsel for Hyperloop One, VP, Corporate Development & Legal Affairs for PCH International and Head of Legal for Highway1. Mr. Pendergast began his career as an associate with major law firms in Hong Kong and Phoenix. 




University of Iowa College of Law



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