David Mollo-Christensen counsels private equity, public, and strategic clients in a broad range of executive compensation and employee benefits matters. He has experience representing clients in all types of transactions, including the acquisition and disposition of portfolio companies, strategic acquisitions and divestitures, and global public mergers, but has a particular focus on M&A and private equity transactions.
In addition, David represents companies in connection with IPOs, SPACs, spin-offs, and joint ventures, and helps to negotiate employment and separation agreements, as well as equity-based and other incentive arrangements. He also advises companies regarding SEC regulatory and federal securities law compliance and disclosure obligations.
- Chambers USA (2023)
- Chambers USA: Up and Coming (2022)
- Business Today “Top 10 Most Influential Employee Benefits Lawyers in Massachusetts 2023”
- New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2021)
Publications and Presentations
- "How To Set Execs’ Pay In SPACs Without Breaking A Sweat,“ quoted, Law360, April 23, 2021.
Education & Credentials
- Boston College School of Law
- JD, 2007, cum laude
- University of Michigan
- BA, 2004, with distinction and high honors
Choate represented Century Equity Partners in the sale of its portfolio company, DOXA Insurance Holdings, to Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Choate represented Enhanced Healthcare Partners and its portfolio company Hallmark Health Care Solutions in connection with a significant investment by Summit Partners.
Choate represented Zentro, a portfolio company of M/C Partners and the Midwest’s fastest growing internet service provider (ISP), in its acquisition of Snip Internet.
Choate represented Sverica Capital Management in a strategic growth investment in Zyston, a provider of comprehensive end-to-end cybersecurity solutions that enable businesses to improve their security posture and program management maturity.
The 2023 edition of Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 16 practice areas and 31 Choate attorneys as leading counsel in their fields, with six receiving Band 1 rankings, three receiving nationwide recognition, two global recognitions, and two senior statesmen.