David E. Katz

David Katz's practice focuses on private equity transactions, private investment fund formation, and mergers & acquisitions. He has also handled corporate transactions for both public and private companies, including mergers, acquisitions and sales in a variety of industries.

He has experience in a wide array of industries, including software, healthcare, financial services, medical practices, IT, cloud services, consulting, professional services, among others.

Mr. Katz has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star every year since 2012.

Practice Focus

Private Equity: Advises private equity clients and their portfolio companies through all phases of their investment process, beginning at a fund's formation and continuing through the fund's investments (including growth equity, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, roll-up strategies, add-on acquisitions and divestitures) and exits. 

General Corporate & Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions: Representing clients in numerous corporate transactions, including financing, mergers, acquisitions and sales in a variety of industries.

Representative Engagements

  • Mainsail Partners in its investments in PeraHealth and GTreasury.
  • BV Investment Partners in investments, including INetU, Inc. and ECRM.
  • Century Equity Partners in numerous deals, including investments in BrightClaim, PriorityCare Solutions, Provant Health Solutions, Client First Settlement Funding and Flores & Associates.
  • New Heritage Capital in its acquisition of ProTransport-1, a provider of patient logistics services to hospital systems and additional add-on acquisitions.
  • Riverside Partners including in connection with its acquisitions of Loftware, R&D Altanova, BottomLine Systems, Alarm Funding and Calero.
  • Summit Partners in connection with its transactions with MDVIP, Fuze, Inc., Clearwater Analytics, Hiperos and LakePharma.
  • Private investment fund formation including for Riverside Partners, Mainsail Partners, Fort Point Capital, Vertical Venture Partners, Maniv Mobility, and Spindletop Capital.

Publications and Presentations

  • “The NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement," presenter, Boston College Law School, November 2008.
  • “The Veteran Premium Problem: the Effects of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement on Veteran Players,” guest speaker, Harvard Law School, October 2008.

Education & Credentials

Harvard Law School
JD, 2008, cum laude
University of Pennsylvania
BA, 2005, magna cum laude