David Blittner

David Blittner, Attorney at Ropes & Gray

David Blittner is an accomplished corporate transactions attorney with extensive expertise in leveraged buyouts, dispositions and financings. He represents private equity sponsors on a variety of complex matters.

David was formerly a partner at Weil and currently co-chairs Ropes & Gray’s private equity practice group in New York. His team handles mid-market and bulge bracket deals for an array of major funds, both US-based and European.

Early Life and Education

Early childhood is critical for a child’s development. During these years, they learn about themselves and the world around them, as well as forming early attachments to parents or primary caregivers.

Experiences and interactions have a lasting effect on children’s cognitive, social and emotional development throughout their lifespan. By understanding these influences from birth onward, policy-makers can better understand how these events shape children’s lives as well as those within their communities.

The first eight years of a child’s life are crucial for brain development. Thus, nutrition, human interaction and education must be prioritized during these crucial years for their overall success.

Professional Career

David Blittner is an accomplished corporate transactions attorney with nearly 25 years of experience. He advises private equity sponsors on all aspects of their portfolios, from acquisitions and dispositions to financings and recapitalizations. In addition to leading major leveraged buyouts, he has also spearheaded some of the industry’s most successful minority investments and public recapitalizations.

He is currently the co-chair of Ropes & Gray’s highly ranked Private Equity practice in New York, having previously worked at Weil, Gotshal & Manges. Additionally, Mr. Blittner serves on their Global Executive Committee and Board of Directors while being a member of both their Private Equity and Venture Capital committees at the American Bar Association. As testament to his impressive legal credentials, David has been named among America’s best lawyers by his peers.

Personal Life

David Blittner is a lawyer in New York who specializes in business/corporate matters. As part of Ropes & Gray LLP’s Private Equity practice, he handles transactions as well as corporate, mergers and acquisitions matters – particularly within the technology sector. With nearly 25 years of experience under his belt since joining Weil Gotshal & Manges Limited Liability Partnership in 1992, Blittner holds both legal and accounting degrees and holds membership to the bar association.

David Blittner has earned the respect of his peers through his accomplishments, being recognized as one of the top lawyers in his area. He was selected to Super Lawyers from 2006 – 2009, 2011 – 2018, 2022-2023 and continues to demonstrate why this honor is bestowed upon him.

David Blittner

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