Biography

David Glod’s practice embraces a wide range of litigation and transactional work, with a particular focus on small to mid-sized businesses, startups, and entrepreneurship.

His civil litigation practice primarily includes contract disputes, tort actions, collections, and complex land title claims.  This practice is diverse and scalable, from claims as small as $10,000 to those ranging into the millions of dollars in damages.  Mr. Glod has tried cases to juries in both state and federal courts. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts, and has been admitted pro hac vice in the United States District Court for the District of Maine, and state courts in New Hampshire and Florida.

Mr. Glod also handles transactional matters including business organization and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and contract negotiation and drafting. He is actively involved in counseling entrepreneurs and startups throughout the Boston innovation community, including through Rich May’s satellite office at WeWork Central Square.

Additionally, Mr. Glod helps guide investment advisers and broker dealers through regulatory and compliance issues, particularly in light of recent legislative changes to the securities laws. 

Mr. Glod was born in Poland and is fluent in Polish. He is an avid rock climber and boxer.  

Representative Matters

Regularly counsels investment advisers and broker-dealers in registration and compliance matters, including enforcement proceedings. The firm’s adviser clients collectively manage over $5.5 Billion in assets on a discretionary basis.

Regularly advises startups and small businesses in matters including entity formation, structuring, governance and financing.

Represented management team in a $10 million buyout of assets from a publicly traded marketing company.

Represented private utility company in class action brought by consumers for alleged improper response to emergency.

Represented industry-leading software and services vendor in a complex dispute with a competitor, involving theft of trade secrets by competitor and client’s former employee.

Appeared before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in Bevilacqua v. Rodriguez, 460 Mass. 762 (2011), representing a homeowner with a title defect arising from the landmark ruling in U.S. Bank v. Ibanez (2011). Mr. Glod continues to represent homeowners and lenders whose titles are jeopardized in the aftermath of Ibanez and its progeny.

Honors

Selected as one of 40 “Boston Rising Stars” in 2015 by the National Law Journal and Connecticut Law Tribune.

Named a “New England Super Lawyer Rising Star” by Boston Magazine 2011-2017.

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Jeffrey B. Loeb and David Glod, “The Aftermath of Ibanez and Bevilacqua: Potential Remedies for Property Owners,” REBAnews, January 2012.