David T. Jones is a partner in the Private Funds Group. He focuses on representing private equity funds and institutional investors in fund formations, fund investments and secondary transactions.
David is actively involved in all stages of fund formation and fund sponsor representation, counseling on terms and marketing strategy, negotiating with placement agents, drafting partnership and general partner documents, negotiating with investors and providing advice on internal general partner and management company issues. In addition, he routinely represents institutional and fund-of-fund investors when investing in venture capital, buyout, mezzanine and distressed debt funds.
Prior to joining Proskauer, David spent seven years practicing at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault where he focused on venture capital related-clients including venture funds, private and public technology-related companies and underwriters. Representation included advice on fund formations, equity and debt financings, as well as equity compensation, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and SEC compliance.
David previously worked for General Electric in a variety of quality control and shop floor supervisory positions. He is a graduate of their Manufacturing Management Program.