David C. Karp is a corporate partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. His practice concentrates on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder activism defense and corporate and securities law matters.
Mr. Karp served as counsel to the New York Stock Exchange Corporate Accountability and Listing Standards Committee, which drafted the NYSE Listed Company Manual's corporate governance listing standards.
Mr. Karp is an Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University School of Law. Mr. Karp earned a J.D. with honors from the University of Chicago Law School in 1993, where he was a member of The University of Chicago Law Review, and an A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard in 1990.
Mr. Karp lives in Scarsdale, New York with his wife and three children.more » « less