David Belcher heads the business law practice at Belcher Fitzgerald LLP. Prior to founding the firm, David was a senior corporate associate at Goodwin Procter LLP. He has a broad range of experience in general business matters, including start-up representation, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He has closed numerous transactions, ranging from smaller angel financings of start-ups and other emerging companies to multi-billion dollar acquisitions involving major blue chip companies. He has also counseled companies, investors and management in connection with commercial contracts, general employment matters and corporate governance. He often advises banks with respect to account fraud, payment systems and other matters involving the Uniform Commercial Code. David’s practice also includes complex commercial litigation and advising brokerage firms, representatives and customers in litigation, arbitration and mediation involving securities transactions and employee restrictive covenants.

As a respected practitioner with an uncommon breadth of experience and a certified mediator with over 60 hours of advanced training, parties in dispute also engage David to mediate resolution of their conflicts.

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  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., magna cum laude
    Editor-in-Chief, Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest
  • Fairfield University, B.S., cum laude
    Member, Alpha Sigma Nu and Pi Mu Epsilon

Select Reported Matters:

  • United States Supreme Court brief, Eastern Enterprises v. Apfel, 1997 U.S. Briefs 42
  • Christo v. Yellin (In re Christo), 228 B.R. 48 (BAP 1st Cir.)