Theodore N. Mirvis



Honorable Henry J. Friendly, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1976 – 1977

Theodore N. Mirvis

Theodore N. Mirvis is Of Counsel in Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz’s Litigation Department.  Mr. Mirvis has been with the firm for over 45 years, and, during that time, has litigated some of the landmark cases regarding corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions, stockholders’ rights and numerous other matters involving corporate and securities litigation.  He has written extensively on topics ranging from white-collar crime, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and stockholder derivative suits.  He is an adjunct professor of law at New York University School of Law and Tel Aviv University Law School, and is a regular lecturer at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Law School.

Mr. Mirvis received a B.A. summa cum laude from Yeshiva University in 1973 and received a J.D. magna cum laude from the Harvard Law School in 1976.  During law school, he served as case officer and as a member of the Editorial Board of The Harvard Law Review.  Upon graduation, Mr. Mirvis was a law clerk to the Honorable Henry J. Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.  He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance of New York University, and is a member of the American Law Institute and the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance.

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