Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

David A Schwartz

David A Schwartz
Office:
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
51 West 52nd Street
10019
City:
New York
State:
New York
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 212 403 1386
Fax:
+1 212 403 2386

Biography • Competition - Lawyers

David A Schwartz is a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. His practice focuses on competition law, particularly as it applies to mergers and acquisitions. Mr Schwartz has represented clients before the Federal Trade Commission, the US Department of Justice, the European Commission, the Canadian Competition Bureau, as well as other antitrust regulatory agencies. He has worked on transactions involving a wide variety of industries, most recently representing companies in the retail, aerospace, stock exchange, paper, pharmaceutical, and petroleum businesses. Mr Schwartz has co-authored several articles on competition law topics and regularly speaks about competition law.

Mr Schwartz is active in the American Bar Association’s section of international law. He currently serves as a senior adviser to the section’s international antitrust law committee, a committee he chaired from 2010–2013. He recently served as an editor of the section’s 2013 publication The Essentials of Merger Review.

In 2005, Mr Schwartz was elected as a fellow of the American Bar Association’s American Bar Foundation, whose membership is limited to one-third of 1 per cent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. In a 2008 Global Competition Review survey, Mr Schwartz was voted one of the top 40 competition partners worldwide under the age of 40.

Mr Schwartz received his bachelor's degree in both mathematics and economics from The Johns Hopkins University in 1991, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa; a JD from the Yale Law School in 1995 (Olin Scholar of Law and Economics), and master's and MPhil degrees in economics from Yale University in 1995 and 1996, respectively. 

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Competition which can be purchased from our Shop.

Find us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas

Firms

Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100

Awards

News & Features

Special Reports

Events

Shop

About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2015 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK