David A. Rontal

Partner and General Counsel

David joined Overland in 2016 at the launch of Overland Energy Partners. David has extensive experience in private equity investments, energy, mergers and acquisitions, and debt and equity financings. Prior to joining Overland, David was a mergers and acquisitions attorney, with a focus on the energy industry. Specifically, David represented the sponsor of Freeport LNG Development, L.P.’s four-train LNG liquefaction project on the Gulf Coast of Texas. During law school, David served as Senior Articles Editor of The Northwestern University Law Review. David resides in Boston, MA with his wife and three sons.


  • B.A. with Distinction and High Honors Political Science, University of Michigan
  • JD, cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law