Theodore N. Mirvis is a Partner in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. During his more than 35 years with the firm, he has litigated landmark cases regarding corporate law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions, and has written extensively on these topics. Mr. Mirvis is a regular lecturer at Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, and teaches classes at the law schools of Columbia University, New York University, the University of Pennsylvania and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Mr. Mirvis received a B.A., summa cum laude from Yeshiva University in 1973, and a J.D., magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1976. At Harvard, he served as Case Officer and as a member of the Editorial Board of The Harvard Law Review. Upon graduation, Mr. Mirvis was a law clerk to the Honorable Henry J. Friendly of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Mirvis is a member of the American Law Institute and the Planning Committee of the Tulane Corporate Law Institute. He sits on the board of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), and previously served as Chair of the Lawyers Division of UJA-Federation of New York.
Active civically, Mr. Mirvis serves on the boards of Freedom House, the Center for Jewish History, the Jerusalem Foundation and the Fifth Avenue Synagogue. He is Co-Chair of the Yeshiva University Museum. Ted and his wife Ruth are the proud parents of three children and ten grandchildren, including seven Israelis.