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.”