David Mayer

David L. Mayer David L. Mayer, Esq.

David Mayer was formerly Executive Vice President of Corporate Development for One Communications, one of the nation’s largest competitive local exchange carriers. In his capacity at One Communications, Mr. Mayer was responsible for initiating, reviewing and negotiating acquisitions and divestitures, and negotiating strategic partnerships. He was also in charge of overseeing the company’s regulatory affairs function, which included lobbying with Federal and state legislators and agencies, and coordinating the company’s involvement in litigation and administrative proceedings.


From 1999 through 2006, Mr. Mayer was General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Business Development at Conversent Communications and FiberNet, LLC. While Mr. Mayer was at Conversent, it grew from a start-up to one of the largest CLECs in the northeast, with annual revenue in excess of $250 million and industry-leading EBITDA margins. At Conversent, Mr. Mayer was involved in nearly all aspects of the business, with particular focus on legal, HR, and finance, and he negotiated the company’s bank loans, equity financings and acquisitions. He was also interim CIO for one year.


Until 1999, Mr. Mayer was a lawyer in private practice devoted primarily to the communications business, representing clients in the finance, cable television, broadcasting, and communications tower businesses. In that capacity he was lead counsel in transactions ranging from bank financings and private placements of securities to multi-billion dollar M&A transactions.