David Sikes advises clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, venture capital, private equity, and capital markets.He has counseled acquirors and sellers in a variety of M&A transactions in both private and public contexts, including mergers, tender offers, stock and asset acquisitions, and distressed companies. His corporate governance experience includes '34 Act filings and general corporate advice. His capital markets experience includes private company equity and debt transactions and public company equity and convertible debt issuances. David advises on venture capital financings, primarily involving acquisitions of preferred stock or convertible debt. He also counsels early-stage issuers in the areas of formation and financing.