About David R. Shevitz

David Shevitz represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions across the country. Dave has practiced at Katten for more than 40 years. He emphasizes a business-minded approach in legal matters and has closed more than 800 transactions for companies in a wide variety of industries.

Extensive experience in deal making and problem solving

Dave helps clients focus on the points of a deal that are most important to their business and its goals. He also shows them how to close deals on favorable terms that also foster positive relationships with the other party. These skills are why companies seek Dave's counsel in connection with offerings, subsequent financing activities, acquisitions, corporate governance and compensation matters.

Dave works on transactions ranging from small emerging companies valued at tens of millions of dollars to upper middle market companies valued at $500 million or more.

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Practice Focus

  • Corporate
  • Mergers and acquisitions, public and private
  • Private equity
  • Entrepreneurial ventures
  • Securities
  • Executive compensation

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