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David S. Huntington

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

New York, NY, USA


David S. Huntington
Partner

A partner in the Capital Markets and Securities Group of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and a member of the firm's Investment Management transactions practice, David Huntington focuses his practice on corporate finance and securities transactions. He has represented U.S. and foreign companies in a wide range of financial transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, Rule 144A offerings and other private placements of debt and equity securities, bank financings, project financings, debt restructurings and private equity transactions. He has extensive experience providing advice regarding corporate governance, disclosure and other requirements of the U.S. securities laws applicable to U.S. and foreign public companies. Mr. Huntington's clients include Automatic Data Processing, Inc., The Chubb Corporation, Dana Holding Corporation, Wells Fargo & Company, The Aveon Group L.P. and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Mr. Huntington served as counsel to Chairman William H. Donaldson and Chairman Christopher Cox of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. and, prior to that, as senior counselor to the general counsel of the SEC. He was responsible for providing legal and policy advice on a variety of regulatory and enforcement matters, including securities offering reform, Section 404 internal control requirements, executive compensation disclosure, proxy access, market structure reform, corporate penalty guidelines, Fair Fund distributions, credit rating agency regulation, soft dollar regulation, mutual fund governance reform and hedge fund regulation. Mr. Huntington has also served as an attorney-advisor in the general counsel's office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Mr. Huntington is a member of the Financial Reporting Committee of the City Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Compliance and Legal Division. Mr. Huntington serves on the boards of directors of the Regional Plan Association and Princeton in Africa and is currently serving as president of Power Ten New York and chairman of the board of directors of Row New York.

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