DAVID TANG is a partner in Sidley’s office in San Francisco and member of Sidley’s Investment Funds and Private Equity practices. David focuses on legal, structural, and strategic issues of special concern to private investment fund managers and sponsors. He regularly advises clients on securities law compliance matters arising in connection with fund formation and fund investment activities, in addition to structural and economic considerations arising in connection with fund and management company formation. David also represents clients in negotiated transactions, including portfolio company investments, fund investor side letters and “seed” investments, investment management agreements, acquisitions and dispositions, and other strategic transactions.
David has been recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds since 2017 and The Best Lawyers in America since 2017 as a leading lawyer for corporate law. He was also recommended by The Legal 500 US 2015 and 2016 for Investment Fund Formation and Management.
David is part of Sidley’s award-winning Investment Funds group which provides top-tier service to all aspects of the private funds industry. Chambers USA awarded the group top band rankings in Hedge Funds every year since 2008. Sidley has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2022 “Best Law Firms.”
David earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, his M.S. from Cornell University and his B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.