Donald R. Whittaker

Biography

Donald Whittaker is counsel in Weil’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice and is based in New York. Mr. Whittaker 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 Company; 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 received his J.D. from Duke University School of Law where he was Order of the Coif, and his B.A. from Ursinus College.

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