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Nows, David

Assistant Professor



David Nows serves as an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Central Michigan University. 

David’s main research interests are the financing of entrepreneurial ventures and related governance issues. David has authored articles published (or forthcoming) in law journals like the University of Cincinnati Law Review, the Nebraska Law Review, and the Indiana Law Journal Supplement.  David has also authored articles published (or forthcoming) in top-rated business law journals like the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law and the N.Y.U. Journal of Law & Business.  You can find David’s research at the SSRN link on the left-hand side of the page.

In the classroom, David teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in law, entrepreneurship, and venture development. In addition to David's teaching duties, David takes an active role in CMU's New Venture Challenge ("NVC"), helping to mentor student venture teams.

Prior to joining CMU, David was an attorney at Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. in Lansing, Michigan, where he advised: (1) businesses of all sizes on mergers and acquisitions, and (2) start-up and emerging entities on the breadth of legal questions they face.  David is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the University of Michigan.

More about David Nows

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • B.A., University of Michigan