David M. DiSegna

David M. DiSegna

David M. DiSegna


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  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

      Articles Editor, Law Review

  • Boston University, B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Memberships & Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
David focuses his practice in the areas of public finance and business law. David serves as bond counsel to various governmental entities, underwriter’s counsel, issuer’s counsel, borrower’s counsel and trustee’s counsel and has been involved in the issuance of over $800 million in tax-exempt securities. David has provided legal advice to public entities involved in the financing, construction, and operation of various types of public projects, including water and sewer facilities, solid waste facilities, and municipal buildings, including design-build, design-build-operate, and operation/maintenance contracts. Prior to beginning his practice, David served as a law clerk to the Honorable Francis X. Flaherty of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Representative Transaction

  • David acted as Co-Bond Counsel for the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation’s issuance of its Series 2016A Grant Anticipation (GARVEE) Refunding Bonds and Series 2016B GARVEE Bonds, which were issued under the State’s RhodeWorks program and provided almost half a billion dollars of financing to fund road, bridge and other transportation projects within the State.  

Representative Publications

  • Legal framework and benefits of public-private partnerships Rhode Island Bar Journal Vol. 64 No. 4, 2016
  • Medical marijuana business regulatory landscape in rhode island and other states Rhode Island Bar Journal Vol. 63 No. 6, 2015
  • In re review of proposed town of new shoreham project: A survey and commentary on an important decision for rhode island’S renewable energy development Roger Williams University Law Review Vol. 17. No. 1, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Community Activities

  • St. Mary’s Feast Society (Comitato Festa di Maria SS della Civita)
    • Trustee
  • Rhode Island Cemeteries Advisory Board
    • Board Member

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