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Shieh, David
Associate, Litigation
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Education

Clerkships

  • Honorable Gerard E. Lynch United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • Honorable Analisa Torres United States District Court, Southern District of New York

David Shieh is an associate in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.

David received a B.A. with distinction in English Literature from Yale University in 2008.  He received his J.D. magna cum laude from New York University School of Law in 2014, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, served as Articles Editor for the New York University Law Review, and received the Law and Economics Prize. 

Following law school, David served as a law clerk to the Honorable Analisa Torres of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and to the Honorable Gerard E. Lynch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.