Overview

Dave Gusella is a corporate associate in the Boston office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Dave counsels private equity and growth equity funds in complex corporate transactions including platform and add-on acquisitions, equity investments, sales, general corporate matters relating to portfolio companies and other significant transactions. Dave has experience counseling clients in a variety of industries throughout the U.S. and in international markets, including technology, software, healthcare, oilfield services, and manufacturing.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

“No Cilia Left Behind: Analyzing the Privacy Rights in Routinely Shed DNA Found at Crime Scenes” — Boston College Law Review (March, 2013)

“Violating Privacy in Private: How Epic v. DHS Creates an Impossible Burden on Plaintiffs Trying to Demonstrate a Privacy Act Violation” — Boston College Law Review (April, 2012)

Recognition

Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017 and 2018

Memberships & Affiliations

Board of Directors, Center for Women & Enterprise

Boston Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • Boston College Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2013

    Senior Editor, Boston College Law Review

  • Dartmouth CollegeB.A., Government & Computer Science2010

    Academic Honors 2008–2010