David Holland is a senior associate in Goodwin’s Private Equity group and a member of the firm’s Private Investment Funds practice, advising and representing clients on the organization and operation of private investment funds. Mr. Holland focuses his practice on corporate, transactional and securities law matters, with an emphasis on the representation of managers and their private equity funds, venture capital funds, secondary funds, real estate funds, special-opportunity funds, credit funds and other private investment funds. He represents private investment funds and fund sponsors in all stages of fund formation and ongoing regulatory compliance. In addition to fund formation, Mr. Holland advises private asset managers on the full spectrum of corporate matters, including governance, upper-tier structuring, succession planning, marketing and limited-partner transfers. He also represents secondary investors in connection with General Partner-led restructurings and other secondary transactions.

Mr. Holland also represents alternative asset investors, including corporate pension plans, foundations, endowments and funds of funds, in their venture capital, private equity, real estate and hedge fund investments. Mr. Holland also deals regularly with issues relating to the Securities Act, the Investment Company Act and the Advisers Act.

Mr. Holland is also a member of the Washington D.C. Hiring Committee, the PIF Training Leadership Committee and actively involved in training and onboarding new associates.

While at Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Holland was a member of the Suffolk University Law Review. He previously spent two years in France, training Parisian lawyers and managers in business and legal English and related U.S. legal matters.

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Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Holland was an associate at the Boston office of Proskauer Rose LLP, where he advised private investment funds and fund sponsors in all stages of fund formation and ongoing regulatory compliance.

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J.D., Business Law, 2015
Suffolk University Law School

(cum laude)
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Suffolk University Law Review

B.A., Music, 2005
Point Loma Nazarene University



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