David Burns

Associate

+1 202 728 7147
dburns@cooley.com

David Burns’ practice focuses on antitrust and competition law, representing businesses in merger reviews and government investigations before the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission, and in antitrust litigation in federal court. David also regularly provides sophisticated counseling for avoidance of antitrust liability on topics such as pharmaceutical patent litigation settlements, IP licensing, joint ventures and the HSR merger review process.

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Experience

  • Snapdocs Valuation Climbs to Over $1.5 Billion With Series D Round 

  • The Honest Company – $475 Million IPO 

  • Five Prime Therapeutics Agrees to Sell to Amgen for $1.9 Billion 

  • Gopuff More Than Doubles Valuation in Five Months With $1.15 Billion Funding Round 

  • Horizon Therapeutics to Acquire Viela Bio 

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Education

  • George Washington University Law School
    JD, with honors, 2011

  • Middlebury College
    BA , 2007


Admissions & Credentials

District of Columbia

Virginia

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Antitrust (2018-2020)

    Best Lawyers: Antitrust Law, Ones to Watch

contact

+1 202 728 7147 office
+1 202 842 7899 fax
dburns@cooley.com

1299 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20004-2400