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– Ernie Bootsma, Partner

L. David Connell


David Connell, Chair of Ater Wynne’s Business Department, is general counsel to business and nonprofit enterprises.  David began his career as a tax attorney with an international accounting firm and brings his tax and finance experience to the table when advising clients. 

David has extensive experience in the emerging growth, technology, nonprofit and social enterprise, energy and healthcare sectors.  

He regularly assists clients with transactional and day-to-day business matters, including business formation, governance matters, shareholder and other agreements among owners, financings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, stock incentive and other compensation arrangements, fund formation and joint ventures. 

David has been selected as an Oregon Super Lawyer in the area of Business/Corporate, and is recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Business Organizations.

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