David M. Silk

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David M. Silk

David M. Silk is a partner of  Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. His practice focuses on hostile and negotiated merger and acquisition transactions, private equity transactions, corporate governance including sustainability and ESG matters, proxy contests, restructurings, joint ventures and securities laws. He represents public and private companies in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Silk is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where he was a member of the editorial board of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review and the Order of the Coif.  He has lectured frequently on governance and transactional topics and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania Law School teaching a course on mergers and acquisitions.  Mr. Silk is a member of the Corporate Laws Committee of the of the American Bar Association, a past chairman of the Corporation Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and co-chair of the Board of Advisors of the Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

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