VLA&S is pleased to announce that attorney David Deal has joined the firm as a Partner effective April 30th.  David’s practice focuses on servicing the transactional, regulatory and corporate needs of the firm’s clients.  Prior to joining VLA&S, David was working as Senior Corporate Counsel to Apple, Inc. in Cupertino.

His background also includes tenures as a Senior Director/Counsel at Allianz and as the General Counsel of a regional financial services company.  David’s background and experience brings a unique breadth of knowledge that not only will enrich our clients and the services VLA&S can provide but the firm as a whole.  Clients have been particularly impressed with the practical, down-to-earth approach he has taken to resolve matters ranging from the mundane to break-the-company issues.

He has negotiated well over $20B in commercial transactions during his career, represented major companies in front of regulators, and has been a trusted advisor to executives.  We welcome Partner David Deal to the firm.