David Pommerening

Department Chair - Corporate (Washington) Partner

david.pommerening@bakerbotts.com

Washington

P: +1.202.639.1147 F: +1.202.585.1012
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Dave Pommerening heads the Corporate Department in the Washington office. His practice includes substantial experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions and joint ventures. He also advises clients on general corporate governance matters, compliance with federal securities laws, protections against hostile takeovers and a variety of financing transactions. His experience includes transactions in regulated industries such as energy, defense and telecommunications industries.

Prior to joining Baker Botts, Dave headed the corporate practice of the Washington office of a prominent national law firm for over a decade and served on its firmwide Policy Committee and the Executive Committee of the Policy Committee.

Related Experience

  • Lead counsel for one of the largest private equity sponsors in a variety of energy transactions including a number of acquisitions of services businesses to the utility industry and the establishment of a platform entity to acquire renewable energy projects
  • Lead counsel for one of the largest private equity sponsors in a number of transactions including its investment in a leading equipment rental company and its acquisitions and investments in the telecommunications industry
  • Lead counsel for a middle market private equity sponsor in connection with its acquisition of a manufacturing company
  • Lead counsel for a special situations/distressed investment sponsor for a number of transactions in a variety of industries
  • Lead counsel for a Bahrain based private equity firm in connection with its acquisition of an energy services company in Canada
  • Lead counsel for a global security and information technology company in connection with a number of transactions including the sale of a subsidiary for $825 million and the acquisition of the a global business process and information technology company for $658 million
  • Lead counsel for a large publicly owned telecommunications company in connection with a number of transactions including the sale of its U.S. federal government systems business to a defense industry contractor for $1.05 billion
  • Lead counsel for leading developer and supplier of mobile satellite communications services, a portfolio company of a leading private equity firm, in the acquisition of a global leader in broadband networks and services for over $360 million in a two-step transaction
  • Lead counsel for a national telecommunications company in connection with the sale of its directories business for over $7 billion to two of the world’s largest private equity firms
  • Lead counsel for the acquisition and sale of dozens of hospitals for a corporate operator of hospitals and health systems, including the sale of 21 hospitals to a consortium of not-for-profit buyers for over $1 billion and the acquisition of a regional healthcare system with several hospitals for over $1 billion
  • Lead counsel for a leading for profit hospital company in the formation of a joint venture with a university affiliated health system in Atlanta
  • Lead counsel for the acquisition by a worldwide operator and franchisor of a broad portfolio of hotels of a senior living services owner and operator and the subsequent divestiture of the senior living services owner and operator real estate assets
  • Lead counsel for a worldwide operator and franchisor of a broad portfolio of hotels in a corporate reorganization involving a spinoff of the lodging and senior living services operations and a business combination involving the remaining business, a transaction in excess of $2 billion
  • Lead counsel for a large publicly owned defense contractor in its $425 million acquisition of a diversified information technology company involved in systems management and integration and in its $432 million acquisition of a company that that provides advanced information technology services to national security, civilian government and commercial customers

Awards & Community

Recognized as a Washington D.C. Super Lawyer, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2017

Listed in Chambers USA, 2010-2017

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