David J. Shlansky

As a founder and managing partner of SLG, David Shlansky has extensive experience in corporate joint ventures, technology transfer, intellectual property licensing, business real estate and other aspects of corporate law, including employment and regulatory compliance. David is especially experienced at representing entrepreneurial clients from business inception and startup through successive rounds of financing and growth.

In addition to his corporate practice, David maintains an active litigation and dispute-resolution practice in the areas of intellectual property protection, employment, shareholders’ rights, real estate development and contract compliance.

David has represented clients in proceedings in the state trial courts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Virginia, Texas, and Vermont, as well as the federal courts in Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, Maine, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Florida, Arkansas, Colorado, and California.

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Vermont

Federal Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont


  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Columbia College, Columbia University