The global law firm Jones Day has
announced that M&A attorney David Brewster will join the Firm's Boston
office as a partner. Mr. Brewster was formerly a partner in Skadden's Boston
office, where he worked for more than 25 years.
"David is a terrific M&A lawyer with significant experience in complex
transactional matters. His joining the Boston office immediately places Jones
Day among the leaders of Boston M&A and moves us closer to our goal of
creating a full-service office locally, while introducing Boston-area companies
to Jones Day's global capabilities," said Traci L. Lovitt, Partner-in-Charge of
Jones Day's Boston office. "From his deep roots in the Boston area and the
breadth and depth of his M&A experience here, David has a well-developed
sense of what it takes to service M&A clients in this region. We share
David's vision and are delighted he has chosen to execute it with Jones
Mr. Brewster has advised a broad range of companies on corporate and
transactional matters. He has represented clients ranging from large publicly
traded corporations to middle market private companies in connection with
mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, corporate finance,
takeover preparedness, corporate
governance, and general corporate
counseling. His experience spans many of the sectors most important to this
region’s economy, including high tech products and services, biotech and other
life sciences, financial services, reinsurance, retail and manufacturing.
"David's significant experience in a wide range of industries and transaction
types is obviously a coup vis-à-vis the New England market, but will also add
significantly to our ability to serve clients throughout the world," said Bob
Profusek, leader of Jones Day's global M&A practice. "His addition gives us
added depth on a number of transactional fronts."
Mr. Brewster is active in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and The
Boston Lawyers Group, a collaboration of law firms and other legal organizations
working to discover innovative approaches to identify, recruit, advance, and
retain legal talent of color in the Boston legal community. He has also ridden
in the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge since 2004, raising hundreds of thousands of
dollars for the Dana-Faber Cancer Institute. Mr. Brewster graduated from
Northeastern University with a B.S.
Degree in Criminal Justice, and earned
his J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Jones Day is a global law firm practicing in the major centers of business
and finance throughout the world. Ranked among the world's best and most
integrated law firms, and perennially ranked among the best in client service,
Jones Day acts as principal outside counsel to, or provides significant legal
representation for, more than half of the Fortune Global 500 companies.