Practice Areas: Focuses on litigation involving corporate governance and complex securities and securitization matters, and directors' fiduciary duties in mergers and acquisitions.
Professional Memberships: American Law Institute; Planning Committee, Tulane Corporate Law Institute; Advisory Board, Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance.
Career: Partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz since 1982, and during that time, has litigated some of the landmark cases regarding corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions, stockholder's rights and numerous other matters involving corporate and securities litigation. He is an expert on corporate defense. Prior to joining Wachtell Lipton, Mr. Mirvis was a law clerk to the Honorable Henry J Friendly, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1976 term.
Publications: Author of numerous articles on corporate governance; and co-author, Wachtell & Mirvis, New York Practice under the CPLR. Regularly lectures at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School.
Personal: Graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva College in 1973 (BA) and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1976 (JD). While at Harvard Law School, he was editor of 'Harvard Law Review', vol 88, and case editor of 'Harvard Law Review', vol 89.