David Gately

Associate Attorney




2 Seaport Ln.
11th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

New York

J.D., Boston University School of Law
B.S., magna cum laude, James Madison University


David is an associate attorney in Vicente Sederberg's Boston office, where he focuses his practice primarily on transactional and business matters relating to the cannabis industry, including license acquisitions, and both corporate and regulatory due diligence.

Prior to joining VS, David worked as an Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of the Interior's Office of the Solicitor, and as a Policy Analyst/Associate General Counsel at the Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General, where he received the Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service in 2014 as part of the Inspector General’s Hinton State Laboratory (Drug Lab) Investigative Team.

David received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he was a member of the International Law Journal and a participant in the school's American Legislative Practice Clinic.


  • The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division, "Manuel Carballo Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service," 2014