Shareholder, Jones & Keller
Dave Thayer is a corporate and transaction attorney, and a reformed CPA, who focuses on being a deal maker, not a deal breaker, as he helps clients achieve their business dreams.
From business formation, deal strategy and restructuring to financing and reporting, Dave Thayer has experience managing and addressing all aspects of corporate and business transaction law, with a special emphasis in securities and finance-related legal issues. His clients rely on his broad experience and guidance for day-to-day legal assistance through complex regulatory, operational and transactional challenges as they execute business strategies.
Dave advises publicly-traded and private businesses in all stages of growth, from organizational matters and capital funding for start-up and emerging companies to exit strategies that maximize shareholder value. This includes but is not limited to public and private offerings, federal and state securities laws compliance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and management fiduciary duties. In addition, he represents broker-dealers and underwriters in connection with securities offerings and compliance matters, and investment advisors with legal matters arising from the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
Clients benefit from general business matter advice that is in their best interest. Both organizational and operational challenges are met through, among other things, entity formation and documentation, buy-sell agreements, employment and compensation agreements and plans, succession planning and the sale of private businesses.
Dave develops long-term relationships with clients by delivering trustworthy legal advice that increases client confidence. His ease with financial statements and complex financial arrangements stems from his previous experience as a Certified Public Accountant, which enables him to effectively advise clients in complex corporate finance and business transactions. Dave frequently writes on the public and private company business issues his clients face, reflective of his experience and knowledge.