David Mollo-Christensen

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



New York

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