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Corporate Governance 2020

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Theodore Mirvis is a first-class litigator, commended for his impressive work representing clients in shareholder litigation, rights and securities matters.  

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 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Theodore Mirvis is singled out by market sources for his impressive handling of high-value corporate, transactional and securities-related 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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