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The Legal 500 US 2017

David L. Concannon

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

David L. Concannon is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins where he is a member of the firm’s Emerging Companies Practice.

Mr. Concannon is among a select few lawyers in New York whose practices focus exclusively on emerging companies, representing both clients as company counsel and venture capital firms as investor counsel. He advises emerging companies through their entire lifecycle, from formation to growth stages and exits. Mr. Concannon’s work with clients includes formations, angel, seed, venture and private equity financings, public offerings, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Concannon’s practice focuses on companies in the technology, life sciences, cleantech and energy sectors.

Mr. Concannon spends significant time mentoring current and future participants in the startup community. Some of his pro bono clients have included Liberty & Justice, Only Six Degrees and Be Social Change. He is also an affiliated attorney and guest lecturer with the University of Michigan School of Law Entrepreneurship Clinic.


Mr. Concannon’s clients include both emerging companies and venture capital firms. His investor-side clients have included Bessemer Venture Partners, IA Ventures and Hermes Growth Partners.

On the company side, Mr. Concannon has advised the following corporate clients on various aspects throughout their lifecycle:  

  • DrugDev
  • Fabric Technologies
  • Fashion GPS
  • Lenddo
  • Pilot Fiber
  • Pipedrive
  • Reonomy
  • Selerity


  • CB Insights “The Big Data Report” (February 24, 2014)
  • CB Insights “The New York Venture Capital Almanac” (October 30, 2013)
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