David J. Berger

David J. Berger

Partner, Wilson Sonsini

David Berger specializes in corporate governance and M&A litigation as well as rapid response shareholder activism and corporate governance risk oversight. David’s practice is an unusual blend of corporate governance advisory work and litigation, and he is nationally recognized for his expertise in both the boardroom and the courtroom. David also represents directors and companies in internal investigations and public companies on disclosure and SEC proceedings.

David has represented many leading technology and other companies in a variety of governance matters, including Google, Hewlett-Packard, Tesla, Genentech, Dropbox, Box, TD Ameritrade, Copart, Lumentum, Coherent, and Chevron. In addition, David represents many leading investment banks and private equity firms, including Morgan Stanley, SilverLake, TPG, Oak Hill, Francisco Partners, and Qatalyst Partners.

David is a senior fellow at NYU’s Center for Corporate Governance and Finance, and is a visiting professor at NYU Law School. David taught M&A Litigation and was a visiting Fellow in the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School in 2018. He has also been a visiting lecturer at a number of other leading law schools, including Duke, Stanford, Hebrew University, and Tel Aviv University, among others.

Deep Dive Episode 200 – Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment Strategy, and Liability Risks

Deep Dive Episode 200 – Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment Strategy, and Liability Risks

Regulatory Transparency Project's Fourth Branch Podcast

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) investing is growing in popularity, especially after major investment firm BlackRock signaled support...

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Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment Strategy, and Liability Risks

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group, In-House Counsel Working Group, and Regulatory Transparency Project Teleforum

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) investing is growing in popularity, especially after major investment firm BlackRock signaled support...

Click to play: Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment Strategy, and Liability Risks

Corporate Social Responsibility, Investment Strategy, and Liability Risks

Corporations, Securities & Antitrust Practice Group, In-House Counsel Working Group, and Regulatory Transparency Project Teleforum

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) investing is growing in popularity, especially after major investment firm BlackRock signaled support...