Donald R. Whittaker


Donald R. Whittaker is counsel in Weil’s Corporate Department and is based in New York. He specializes in coordinating large-scale acquisition and disposition due diligence for transactions involving public and private companies and their divisions as well as creating and managing corporate data rooms. Cross-border transactions have been a particular focus of his practice.

Representative clients have included American International Group, Inc.; Armstrong World Industries, Inc.; Citadel Broadcasting Group; Comverse Technology, Inc.; Formica Corporation; General Electric Capital Corporation; General Motors Corporation; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Invensys plc; Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.; Leucadia National Corporation; Pirelli SpA; Syncora Holdings Ltd.; Vivendi Universal Entertainment; and Whirlpool Corporation.

Mr. Whittaker graduated from Duke University School of Law where he was Order of the Coif. He received a B.A. from Ursinus College in English and Economics.