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David A Katz

New York, USA Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
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David Katz enjoys a sterling reputation thanks to his years of top-flight representation in corporate transactions and takeover defence matters. A peer comments: "He is the best lawyer that I know; head and shoulders above everyone else."
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Corporate attorney focusing on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder activism and complex securities transactions, has been involved in many major domestic and international merger, acquisition and buyout transactions, strategic defense assignments and proxy contests, and has been involved in a number of complex public and private offerings and corporate restructurings. He frequently counsels boards of directors and board committees on corporate governance matters and crisis management.

Career

Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York City, an adjunct professor at New York University School of Law, and co-chair of the Board of Advisors of the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance. He is co-chair of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute and writes a bi-monthly column on corporate governance for the New York Law Journal with his colleague Laura McIntosh.

Professional Memberships

Member of the ABA, Section on Business Law, and a member of the Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee for Acquisitions of Public Companies. Also a member of the Federal Securities Laws Committee, the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

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Mr. Katz is a graduate of Brandeis University and New York University School of Law.

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David A Katz

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