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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: 49
Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Key Developments

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference, Feb-24-2014 through Feb-26-2014

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Presents at J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference, Feb-24-2014 through Feb-26-2014. Venue: Loews Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Feb-24-2014, Donald S. Bernstein, Partner.

SWS Group, Inc. Appoints Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. as Independent Financial Advisor and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as Independent Legal Advisor

SWS Group Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has formed a Special Committee, comprised of independent directors not affiliated with Hilltop Holdings Inc. or Oak Hill Capital Partners, to review Hilltop's unsolicited acquisition proposal. The members of the Special Committee are Robert A. Buchholz, Tyree B. Miller and Joel T. Williams III. The Special Committee has appointed Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. as its independent financial advisor and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as its independent legal advisor. The Special Committee will, among other things, carefully evaluate Hilltop's unsolicited proposal and make a recommendation to the Company's Board of Directors.

Davis Polk & Wardwell Appoints Neil MacBride as Partner

Davis Polk & Wardwell appointed Neil MacBride as partner.

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