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Corporate Governance 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

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Theodore Mirvis is a "very knowledgeable corporate lawyer" who excels at litigating on corporate governance issues.
 

Biography

Theodore N Mirvis is a partner in the litigation department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Mr Mirvis has been with the firm for over 30 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 is an expert on corporate defence. He has written extensively on topics ranging from white-collar crime, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and stockholder derivative suits, and is a regular lecturer at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Law School.

Mr Mirvis received a BA summa cum laude from Yeshiva University in 1973 and received a JD magna cum laude from 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 member of the American Law Institute, the planning committee of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, and the advisory board of the Harvard Law School programme on corporate governance.

Litigation 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Theodore Mirvis is a "splendid lawyer" with an immaculate reputation thanks to his three decades of experience litigating in complex white-collar crime, corporate governance and M&A disputes.

Biography

Theodore N Mirvis is a partner in the litigation department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Mr Mirvis has been with the firm for over 30 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 is an expert on corporate defence. He has written extensively on topics ranging from white-collar crime, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and stockholder derivative suits, and is a regular lecturer at the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Law School.

Mr Mirvis received a BA summa cum laude from Yeshiva University in 1973 and received a JD magna cum laude from 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 member of the American Law Institute, the planning committee of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute, and the advisory board of the Harvard Law School programme on corporate governance.

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