David W. Kantaros


Partner - Foley & Lardner LLP

Partner - Foley & Lardner LLP

David W. Kantaros is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is co-chair of the firm’s Technology Industry Team and a member of the Private Equity & Venture Capital and Transactional & Securities Practices, as well as the Energy and Manufacturing Industry Teams. He represents private equity funds as well as publicly and privately held corporations in the emerging technology and life science industries. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Kantaros was an associate at Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault LLP.

Mr. Kantaros has lectured on issues relating to representation of venture capital funds and portfolio companies in private equity financings, representing buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and the structuring of strategic relationships and joint ventures around technology developments.

Mr. Kantaros has been selected for inclusion in the 2005 and 2006 Massachusetts Super Lawyers–Rising Stars® editions for his work in securities and corporate finance. He has also been elected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© since 2012 in the field of venture capital law.

Mr. Kantaros graduated from Brown University (B.A., 1988) and Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 1994). He is admitted to practice in the state of Massachusetts and is a member of the American Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association.