David Vann is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department, concentrating on antitrust, government and internal investigations and compliance, complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.
David's experience includes counseling clients on a wide variety of antitrust and compliance issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions, B2B exchanges, joint ventures and distribution practices to civil litigation, criminal grand jury investigations, and regulatory compliance. He has also conducted internal investigations for companies.
He has represented clients before federal and state courts throughout the United States, the Federal Trade Commission, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, the European Commission and in a variety of arbitrations. David has been engaged by firms in a wide range of industries, including: airlines, entertainment (music and motion pictures), petrochemicals, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, retail, real estate, glass and metal container packaging and auto parts.
David has represented clients on the following transactional matters:
He is consistently recognised by Chambers UK for Competition/European Law and by Chambers Global for both Competition/Antitrust – Foreign Expert Based in UK and Competition/European Law – Foreign Expert for USA. David is listed in Global Competition Review’s International Who’s Who of Competition Lawyers and in PLC’s Competition Law Handbook as a leading competition lawyer.
David is admitted to the bar in New York and to practise before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is also admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. David received his BA from Wesleyan University in 1983 and his JD from Cornell University in 1990.
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