David Patrick Elder

Partner, Akin

David Elder focuses on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, corporate governance and general corporate securities matters. He represents major corporate clients across a broad array of sectors, as well as issuers, underwriters and investment banking firms in public and private offerings.

Along with various other mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions, David has represented a major international oil and gas company in a $2.5 billion tender offer and merger proposal, and counseled a major energy company in its negotiation of the largest naming rights transaction of its kind.

David has been a member of the firm’s management committee, audit and finance committee, and partnership admissions