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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: 52
Age: 69
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Key Developments

Davis Polk Appoints Paul J. Nathanson as Counsel in its Litigation Department

Davis Polk announced that Paul J. Nathanson has joined the firm as counsel in its Litigation Department. Based in Washington DC, Mr. Nathanson will focus on white collar criminal defense matters and government investigations. Mr. Nathanson comes to Davis Polk from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia, which he joined in 2010. Since 2014, he served as Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes and Public Corruption Unit and was responsible for overseeing the investigation and prosecution of a wide variety of white collar matters, including securities, bank and health care fraud, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations. Mr. Nathanson also successfully tried to jury verdict multiple cases involving securities and bank fraud, mortgage fraud and tax offenses.

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. Retains Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Lazard Ltd, as Financial Advisors and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as Legal Advisors

Cobalt International Energy Inc. announced that it has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Lazard Ltd, as financial advisors, and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as legal advisors, to assist the Company in analyzing and evaluating potential strategic alternatives and initiatives to improve liquidity, including the company's previously announced plans to sell its Angolan assets.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at 17th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds, Mar-07-2016 11:45 AM

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at 17th Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds, Mar-07-2016 11:45 AM. Venue: InterContinental, London, England, United Kingdom. Speakers: Leor Landa, Partner.

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