David W. Pollak is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Pollak’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and advising clients on matters under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. He has represented private equity firms in a wide variety of transactions.
Mr. Pollak is the practice group leader of the New York Business and Finance Practice, the largest business practice in the firm, and a member of the nine-partner extended Firm Management Committee. He is also the coleader of the Securities subpractice, within the Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Pollak is a member of the Firm's 18-member Advisory Board and a member of the New York Management Committee. He spent nine years as leader of the Firm's Business and Finance Practice, as well as seven years as a member of the Firm's Compensation Committee.
Mr. Pollak represents clients in a variety of fields, including the financial services, healthcare, sporting goods, biotechnology, information services, investment banking, and printing industries.
Mr. Pollak has served for 10 years as chairman of the Practising Law Institute seminar on “Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company,” presented annually in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Mr. Pollak is admitted to practice in New York.
Honors & Affiliations
Co-Chair, Practising Law Institute, Program on “Acquiring or Selling the Privately-Held Company”
Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Corporations
Comment Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review
University of Chicago Law School, 1978, J.D.
Princeton University, 1975, A.B., Summa Cum Laude