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June 30, 2015 6:22 AM ET

Professional Services

Company Overview of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Company Overview

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm’s practice areas include capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, litigation, private equity, tax, financial regulation, investment management, insolvency and restructuring, executive compensation, intellectual property, and real estate and trusts and estates. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP was founded in 1849 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Menlo Park, California; Washington, District of Columbia; London, United Kingdom; Paris, France; Madrid, Spain; Central, Hong Kong; Beijing, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; and Tokyo, Japan.

450 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY 10017

United States

Founded in 1849





Key Executives for Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Managing Partner
Age: 50
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Key Developments

Jiayuan.Com International Ltd. Retains Davis Polk & Wardwell as its Legal Counsel International Ltd. announced that the special committee of the company's board of directors has retained Davis Polk & Wardwell as its legal counsel in connection with its review and evaluation of the non-binding proposal letter, dated March 3, 2015, from Vast Profit Holdings Limited (Vast Profit) that proposes a going-private transaction involving the acquisition of all of the outstanding ordinary shares of the company not already owned by Vast Profit.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at 16th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds, Mar-08-2015 through Mar-10-2015

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at 16th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds, Mar-08-2015 through Mar-10-2015. Venue: Intercontinental, London, United Kingdom. Presentation Date & Speakers: Mar-09-2015, Leor Landa, Partner. Mar-10-2015, Nora M. Jordan, Partner.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Appoints Michael J. Rishty as a Partner in its Real Estate Group

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP announced that Michael J. Rishty will join the firm as a partner in its Real Estate Group. Mr. Rishtyjoins Davis Polk from Greenberg Traurig LLP, where he was a shareholder and recent chair of the firm's New York real estate practice. Mr. Rishty has extensive commercial real estate experience, including acquisitions, dispositions and development, joint ventures, financing on behalf of borrowers and lenders, debt restructuring and workouts, and leasing.

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