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David Garfinkel


David Garfinkel is an associate in the Litigation practice.

His practice focuses on a range of commercial disputes, including antitrust, contractual, M&A, and securities litigation.

David has experience working on government initiated Antitrust lawsuits that have sought to block major corporate acquisitions, as well as on various commercial matters in Federal Court, State Court, and AAA Arbitration.


Published Work

  • Author, "Eighth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Merger-Related Derivative Suit for Failure to Plead Demand Excusal," The M&A Lawyer, May 2022



New York


Fordham University J.D. St Marys University Twickenham Post Graduate Certificate, Business Vassar College B.A., Economics
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.