David Brekke is a senior associate in the firm’s Technology group where his practice focuses on corporate formations, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic transactions, and corporate governance for clients operating primarily in the renewable energy and sustainability technology spaces. Mr. Brekke advises founders, investors, and companies at all stages as they bring technologies that improve our world to the market, to scale and to profitability.
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Representative Matters

Mr. Brekke’s transactional experience includes advising:

  • Advanced Microgrid Solutions in its Series B and Series C financings*
  • Advano (aka Nanostar, Inc.) in its seed funding and Series A financing*
  • Aligned Carbon in its Series Seed financing*
  • Ardica in its Series D financing*
  • Aquarius Energy in its Series Seed and Series Seed-1 financings*
  • enLighted in its Series D financing*
  • Fenix International in its acquisition by ENGIE*
  • Generate Capital in its 2017 and 2018 preferred stock financings*
  • Giner ELX in its acquisition by Plug Power*
  • Growing Energy Labs, Inc. in its Series B financing*
  • Just Goods in its Series C financing*
  • Lilac Solutions in its seed funding and Series A financing*
  • Morpher Helmet in its Series A financing*
  • Niron Magnetics in its Series C financing*
  • OnCall Health in its Series Seed financing*
  • polySpectra in its Series Seed financing*
  • Project Frog in its Series BB financing*
  • Prometheus Fuels in its seed funding*
  • Quantumscape Corporation in its Series D financing*
  • Redaptive in its 2020 bridge financing and 2020 debt facility*
  • Revel Systems in its Series C and Series D financings*
  • Secberus in its seed funding and Series Seed financing*
  • Social Impact Ventures in its Series A investment in Samasource*
  • Stem in its Series C financing*
  • Sustainable Ocean Alliance in its first through fifth wave cohorts of the Ocean Solutions Accelerator*
  • Swift Solar in its seed funding, Series Seed and Series Seed-2 financings*
  • SwiftMile in its seed funding and Series A financing*
  • Underground Cellar (aka Underground Enterprises) in its Series Seed and Series A financings*
  • VRChat in its Series A financing, Series B financing and Series C financing*
  • Warehouse Exchange (aka OptzzChain) in its seed funding and Series A Financing*
  • Yotta Energy in its seed funding and Series Seed financing*
  • Creandum in its Series A investment in 8fit Emerald Technology Ventures in its Series B investment in Hydropoint Data Systems*
  • Emerald Ventures in its Series B investment in Spear Power*
  • Prelude Ventures in its Series A investment in Form Energy*
  • Seabird Ventures in its formation and initial investments*
  • Trust Ventures in its seed funding of Sana Benefits*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2021, Mr. Brekke was an associate in the Silicon Valley office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.

During law school, Mr. Brekke was an intern at Environmental Defense Fund, Senior Staff Editor of the NYU Environmental Law Journal and a recipient of the Robert McKay Scholar award. During college, David was a four-year varsity letterman on the Columbia University football team.

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J.D., 2015
NYU School of Law
B.A., 2010
Columbia University in the City of New York



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