David M. Smith

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David M. Smith is a shareholder in Stradling's Corporate practice group.

David's practice is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions and corporate finance.

He was formerly an associate of Dewey Ballantine LLP in New York City and a partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP in Los Angeles. He spent 12+ years of his career in the firm's M&A group.  

Featured Experience


  • Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 1999, magna cum laude and salutatorian, Member, Penn State Law Review, Woolsack Honor Society and Corpus Juris Society
  • Saint Joseph's University, B.S., 1992

Memberships & Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Former Board Member, Constitutional Rights Foundation

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • New York