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Client Choice – International 2013
David J Wolfson is a partner in the New York office of Milbank,
Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s global
corporate group. Mr Wolfson focuses mainly on the
representation of domestic and international companies in
connection with a wide variety of business matters, including
cross-border mergers and acquisitions (with a focus on Latin
America), energy, natural resources, private equity and venture
capital investments, joint ventures and corporate restructurings,
including bankruptcy-related restructurings.
Mr Wolfson is recognised in
The Legal 500
for his M&A work.
He has represented Fortune 200 company Arrow Electronics in
numerous transactions, including the acquisition of all assets
and operations of the radio frequency, wireless
and power division of Richardson Electronics and the all-cash
acquisition of Nu Horizons Electronics. He has also represented
Fortune Global 500 company ITOCHU Corporation as part of
the investor group led by KKR in the $7.2 billion acquisition of
Samson Investment Company, which was recognised as the
largest US private equity transaction in 2011; and ITOCHU’s
$1.5 billion investment in Drummond International, LLC, owner
and operator of coal mining operations and infrastructure assets
in Colombia.
In addition to working on high-profile M&A transactions,
Mr Wolfson has represented the official committee of unsecured
creditors in the historic Lehman Brothers restructuring case,
and other creditor committees in bankruptcies such as Refco
and Global Crossing.
Mr Wolfson chairs Milbank’s professional development
committee and oversees the Milbank@Harvard training
programme with Harvard Law School and Business School.
He is an adjunct professor at New York University School
of Law.
Mr Wolfson is a graduate of Duke University and Columbia
School of Law, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar.
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley
& McCloy LLP
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza
New York, NY
United States
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What clients said
“I repeatedly go back to David for his advice and
guidance on a wide variety of deals, and he always
delivers sound, timely and on-market advice.”
“His work was perfect and somehow he managed
to capture every last detail we structured.”
“David always employs a practical, business-
oriented approach that uniformly produces excellent
overall results.”
“David is able to communicate a profound sense of
integrity to both lawyers and business leaders.”
Wolfson, David J
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP – Partner |
Winner – M&A, United States