David Anderson

FounderMacDonald Anderson Law Professional CorporationIntellectual Property and Technology; Capital Markets and M&A

David's practice focuses on advising early-stage businesses, investment funds and SME businesses in Eastern Ontario. His expertise includes technology, agri-food, exempt market investment, sustainable investing and new media sectors. David began his career at a leading technology law firm in Ottawa during the telecom boom of the early-2000s. He would then spend 13 years working in investment management at private equity and debt funds based in Montreal and New York City before returning to private law practice in 2020. Although now primarily focused on the Canadian market, David has extensive transaction experience in South American, West African and Central & Eastern European markets.

David's practice focuses on advising early-stage businesses, investment funds and SME businesses in Eastern Ontario. His expertise includes technology, agri-food, exempt market investment, sustainable investing and new media sectors. David began his career at a leading technology law firm in Ottawa during the telecom boom of the early-2000s. He would then spend 13 years working in investment management at private equity and debt funds based in Montreal and New York City before returning to private law practice in 2020. Although now primarily focused on the Canadian market, David has extensive transaction experience in South American, West African and Central & Eastern European markets.

Education

  • University of Ottawa, Civil Law, LL.L., 2001
  • University of Ottawa, Common Law LL.B., 2000
  • McGill University, M.B.A., 2006
  • McGill University, B.A., 1997

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2002

Associations

  • Exempt Markets Proficiency Course – IFSE Institute