As a Director with In-House Counsel Recruiting, Dave Beran works with global, national and regional companies as well as institutions of higher education and non-profits to identify general counsel, senior-level attorneys and compliance professionals to grow and enhance their legal teams.
Dave enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, riding bikes, taking in live music and looking after his family’s four chickens. He also enjoys rooting for the NY Giants while surrounded by a city full of Dallas Cowboys supporters and is a lifelong Arkansas Razorbacks basketball fan.
Dave is a former general counsel and corporate lawyer who brings years of experience in private equity, wealth management, non-profits, the startup world and law firms to executive and legal search.
Dave served as general counsel of a fast-growing private equity firm that invested exclusively in independent fee-only investment advisors, wealth management firms and multi-family offices. He began his career as a litigation associate with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP before moving to the corporate and M&A practice at Bracewell LLP.
Dave co-founded a non-profit public/private venture with support from the Colorado Attorney General’s Office focused on reducing recidivism by promoting second chance employment in Colorado and spent the bulk of 2021 dedicated to this effort. He co-founded Honeycomb Digital Investments and currently sits on its advisory board.
University of Arkansas School of Law: JD, summa cum laude
Managing Editor, Arkansas Law Review
Wake Forest University: B.A., English