David S. Denious is a partner at Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP, where his practice focuses on complex corporate transactions. He regularly counsels private equity and other financial investors in structuring and completing platform, add-on, recapitalization, and exit transactions and the debt and equity financing used to complete such transactions. He also advises corporate clients on complex, multibillion-dollar mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances. Clients have variously described him as “exceptional at negotiations,” having a “great blend of strong business sense and legal experience,” and as “a practical, solution-oriented, problem-solving deal lawyer who understands his clients’ needs.” A widely published author, David works with clients in a range of industries, including technology, health care, consumer products, and industrial manufacturing.

David received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. in English from Amherst College. He is admitted to practice law in Colorado, New York, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming. Prior to joining Davis Graham, David was a partner in the Philadelphia offices of two international law firms.

Awards & Recognition

  • Chambers USA, “Leader in Their Field” for Corporate/M&A (Pennsylvania & Colorado), Private Equity (Pennsylvania), 2004-2024
  • The Legal 500

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Amherst College, B.A., 1986, magna cum laude

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1992, Order of the Coif

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