David applies his 40 years of experience to helping businesses succeed. His practice is focused on representing clients in business dealings, issuers in their registered and exempt securities offerings, and buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions. In addition, David also assists boards and committees in discharging their fiduciary duties.
As Goodsill’s most senior partner, David has always embodied the saying, “Kulia i ka nu’u” (Strive to reach the summit).
OUTSIDE THE OFFICE
David enjoys traveling, golfing and playing on the firm’s softball team. Go, Team Goodsill!
He has also been actively involved for more than 15 years as the president of the Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice.
Harvard Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1968
Occidental College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1965
United States Supreme Court
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
State Courts of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Hawai‘i
U.S. District Court of Maryland
American Bar Association, Business Law Section
Hawai‘i Appleseed Center for Law and Economic Justice, Director and President
Enterprise Honolulu, Director
AWARDS & HONORS
The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
The Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year in Honolulu, 2009, 2014
Chambers USA, 2019