Focuses on litigation involving corporate governance and complex securities and securitization matters, and directors' fiduciary duties in mergers and acquisitions.
He is a member of the American Law Institute, the Planning Committee of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute and the Advisory Board of the Harvard Law School Program on Corporate Governance.
Partner in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.has been with the firm for over 30 years, and, during that time, has litigated some of the landmark cases regarding corporate governance issues, mergers and acquisitions, stockholders' 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.
He has written extensively on topics ranging from white-collar crime, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and stockholder derivative suits. Co-author, Wachtell & Mirvis, New York Practice under the CPLR. Regularly lectures at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School.
Graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva College in 1973 (BA) and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1976 (JD). During law school, he served as case officer and as a member of the Editorial Board of The Harvard Law Review.