David Roberts is a partner in the firm's Business Law department, where he is a member of the Real Estate Industry group and the REITs and Capital Markets practices. He joined Goodwin in 2007.
David 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.
David 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.
David 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, David 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, David was a supervising senior accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a member of the Technology group.
David is a certified public accountant.
Northeastern University School of Law
Speaker, “Preparing for the 2023 REIT Proxy Season,” Nareit’s 2023 REIT Proxy Season Program, January 11, 2023
Author, “Too Close for Comfort: The Potential Dilemma facing the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Pace Law Review, Spring 2008