David J Powers

David J. Powers

David J. Powers
+1 617 570 1516

David Powers, a partner in the firm's Private Equity group and Technology Companies group, primarily focuses on private equity and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and public securities offerings. Mr. Powers provides general corporate and securities advice to emerging growth and middle market companies.


Mr. Powers has extensive experience representing private equity and venture capital funds in connection with early and later staged investments, buyouts and leveraged recapitalizations. He also has extensive experience representing public and private companies on a wide variety of matters, including mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance transactions, as well as advising on business, corporate governance and securities laws matters. Mr. Powers regularly advises a variety of companies in industries including software and other information technology, information services, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing and retail.

Mr. Powers acts as counsel to boards of directors in connection with various corporate governance and fiduciary matters. He also has extensive experience in representing companies on intellectual property issues and technology license, development and distribution arrangements.

Professional Activities

Mr. Powers is a frequent speaker on corporate finance and private equity matters for various events and organizations, including Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference and the Association for Corporate Growth (Boston). Mr. Powers recently served as a member of the Board of Directors of ACG's Boston Chapter and as a member of the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Eastern Massachusetts.




The George Washington University Law School

(with honors)


The University of Vermont

(cum laude)



  • Massachusetts

Recognition & Awards

Mr. Powers has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for his work in Corporate Law 2022-2023.

While attending law school, Mr. Powers was a member of the George Washington University Law Review.