David Pester is Chief Legal Officer & General Counsel of Ness. He is responsible for providing legal guidance for all aspects of the company’s business, including corporate governance, compliance and data protection, mergers and acquisitions, sales and other commercial agreements, litigation and employment matters. With over 25 years of experience, David has gained a reputation as a businessperson’s lawyer by seeking creative solutions to complex problems ensuring that the business, strategic, and financial objectives of the organization become operational reality.
David is a trusted member of senior leadership teams, advising public and private equity based companies on a wide range of global legal functions. Prior to joining Ness, David served as the General Counsel & Chief Corporate Development Officer at Qualitest, the Chief Legal Officer for iQor, General Counsel at Phorm, VP Corporate Counsel and Head of M&A Legal Group for AT&T, and a senior associate at Paul, Weiss.