David M. Schwartzbaum

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

David M. Schwartzbaum

David M. Schwartzbaum

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Biography

David Schwartzbaum’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, including the representation of principals and financial advisors in public and private M&A transactions in a wide range of industries. His areas of concentration include negotiated and unsolicited transactions, cash and stock-for-stock mergers, tender and exchange offers, cross-border transactions, special committee representations, going-private transactions, takeover defense assignments, and corporate governance matters.

Chambers Global and Chambers USA have ranked him as a leading M&A lawyer for many years, calling him an "exceptional lawyer" who is "a leader in representing financial advisers on high-value deals,” while clients described him as "very helpful, efficient and thoughtful." Legal 500 has further noted “on high-value and bet-the-company deals, . . . David Schwartzbaum . . . [has an] exceptional reputation.”

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Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Associate at Covington & Burling LLP

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General Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

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Executive Director at Covington & Burling LLP

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Co-Chair of the Venture Capital/Emerging Company Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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David M. Schwartzbaum
Partner at Covington & Burling LLP
Education
JD, cum laude
Class of 1987
MA
Class of 1984
Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Partner
2016 - Current

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Partner
Prior - 2016

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Senior Partner
Prior

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011
Transactions
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OptumRx, Inc., UnitedHealth Group, Inc. purchase Catamaran Corp.

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Regado Biosciences, Inc. purchases Tobira Therapeutics, Inc. (Inactive) from Frazier Healthcare Partners, Canaan Management, Inc., Montreux Equity Partners, Novo Ventures 1 A/S, Domain Associates LLC resulting in a new company Tobira Therapeutics, Inc.

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Entegris, Inc. purchases ATMI, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
John M. Olin Fellow in Law and Economics
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David M. Schwartzbaum is affiliated with Covington & Burling LLP, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Latham & Watkins LLP

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