David L. Coombs

David L. Coombs

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David L. Coombs



David Coombs is a business and securities law counselor and transactional attorney who works with emerging and mature companies, as well as investors, entrepreneurs, executives and scientists, in technology, e‑commerce, life sciences, investment management, real estate and other industries. He also advises sponsors and investors in the formation of private investment funds and participants in other capital formation transactions, including EB-5 offerings. David serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate group.


David brings an unconventional background to his practice. He started in the software industry while pursuing mathematics and computer science at MIT. David continued on that path for several years as a software designer and project manager. This background has obvious relevance to the technology aspects of David’s legal practice and fuels his passion for the space. He also has found that his training in creative problem-solving and strategic thinking can apply broadly across industry lines. Clients also appreciate David’s familiarity with “real world” issues facing managers and decision-makers and the need for practical solutions.


  • General Counsel and Board of Directors, MIT Enterprise Forum, 2004-2011


  • Massachusetts


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (S.B., 1991)
  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 1998)