David E. Lafitte is a shareholder in Stradling's corporate law practice and a member of the firm's board of directors and executive committee.
Mr. Lafitte practices corporate and securities law with an emphasis on public and private mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, IPO and other public offerings as well as technology licensing.
He represents a diverse range of businesses, including:
Mr. Lafitte currently serves as acting general counsel of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (Nasdq: DECK), an international footwear company with over $1.4 billion in sales and owner of the UGG, Teva, and Sanuk brands. His clients also include:
Mr. Lafitte was recognized in the Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.
Representation of the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Stratagene Corp. (Nasdaq: STGN) in connection with its $250 million merger with Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A).