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Scott D. Mitnick

American Express Co
Chief M&A Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Scott Mitnick is the Chief Mergers & Acquisitions Counsel at the American Express Company where he oversees the structuring, negotiation and execution of the Company’s M&A, joint venture and venture investment transactions globally.  Mr. Mitnick has led the Company’s M&A legal team since 2011 and has over 12 years of M&A and transactional experience, as well as extensive experience in bank holding company, securities and employment areas of law. He was the lead attorney in the formation of the Company’s Global Business Travel joint venture and continues to oversee related governance and transition efforts.  Mr. Mitnick is also the lead attorney supporting the development and launch of the Company’s IP Zone business, an IP trading platform. 

Prior to joining American Express in 2011, Mr. Mitnick worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group at Davis Polk & Wardwell where he focused on both public and private M&A transactions and the restructuring of financially challenged companies, representing, among others, CVS in its acquisition of Caremark Rx and Comcast in its acquisition of Adelphia out of bankruptcy.  Mr. Mitnick received his J.D. at Columbia Law School and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.  He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, with honors in Economics.

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