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  • Education
    • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, 2009
    • B.A., Syracuse University, 2005
David Cykiert leverages his legal and business background to support clients on a broad range of transactions and is committed to providing comprehensive legal advice. Working with Polsinelli attorneys in the Corporate and Transactional practice, David delivers a range of legal services during the life cycle of a client’s business. He strives to understand the client’s goals, identify hurdles and help ensure that they are on course to meeting their objectives. David’s representation spans myriad classes of products and services, including software/hardware, real estate, consumer goods, hospitality and service businesses. David is comfortable starting client relationships at every business life-cycle stage, from pre-concept, to pre-revenue, to pre-capital raise to pre-exit, and is proficient at guiding and leading all nature of corporate transactions at and in between each such stage. Clients appreciate his distinct level of attention to detail, ability to think critically and creatively within tight deal and time parameters, and refusal to abandon a prospective transaction where reasonable solutions exist. 
  • Represented the Northeast’s largest regional vacation rental management company in connection with intellectual property development and protection, employee equity compensation packages, property management platform and licensing, and capital raising to finance property acquisition strategy;
  • Represented Dutch healthcare technology company in U.S. reincorporation and seed financing;
  • Represented professional football league in national expansion, division licensing arrangements and media licensing transactions;
  • Represented healthcare technology company in connection with a Series Seed Financing;
  • Represented a consumer products company in connection with Series Seed and Series A Financings;
  • Represented New York based family office lead investor in Series B Financing of a cosmetics company;
  • Represented chain of New York City restaurants in geographic expansion, development of management company structure and launch of IP licensing strategy;
  • Represented business processing outsourcing company in expansion from several to over 1,000 employees;
  • Represented celebrity chef in likeliness licensing agreements with food products lines, and opening of new restaurant concept in San Francisco;
  • Represented one of the largest New York digital media agencies in connection with acquisitions, service agreements, and outside investments.