Name: William H. Aaronson
Firm Name: Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Jurisdiction: USA - New York
Practice Area: Healthcare Law

Telephone: +1 212 450 4000
Fax: +1 212 701 5800
Email: william.aaronson@davispolk.com

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Professional Biography:

William H. Aaronson is co-head of Davis Polk’s global Mergers and Acquisitions Group. He advises clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions, joint ventures and other corporate partnering arrangements, corporate governance matters, shareholder activism and other general corporate matters.


In February 2016, BTI Consulting Group named Mr. Aaronson a BTI Client All-Star in its 2016 annual report, which was based on a recent survey of general counsel.

In October 2007, The New York Times listed Mr. Aaronson, along with several other Davis Polk partners, as one of the leading dealmakers on Wall Street under 40 years of age (“Facebook of Wall Street’s Future,” NYT, Oct. 3, 2007).

Firm Overview:

For more than 165 years, Davis Polk has ranked among the premier law firms with practices that are world class across the board.

Today, with 10 offices strategically located in key business centres and political capitals around the globe, Davis Polk remains one of the small handful of firms that leading companies and financial institutions around the world turn to for counsel on their most significant business and legal matters.

Our professionals collaborate seamlessly across practice groups and geographies to provide our clients with exceptional service, sophisticated advice and creative and practical solutions that reflect a deep understanding of the full legal landscape, market practice and our clients’ businesses and objectives.

Our extensive cross-border experience coupled with the diversity of our professionals and our top-flight local law capabilities allow us to bridge business, cultural, language, legal and regulatory differences across jurisdictions.