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Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States

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David Grosgold is a partner in the firm’s Financial Institutions and Insurance Practice Groups.


His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate transactions in the financial services and insurance industries, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, reinsurance and bancassurance transactions in the U.S., Latin America and Asia.


Mr. Grosgold is a member of the New York Bar.


He is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew.


Mr. Grosgold received his B.A. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2001 and his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law summa cum laude in 2005, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as submissions editor on the Benjamin N. Cardozo Law Review.

Lawyer Rankings

Latin America: International firms > Corporate and M&A

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP remains best known for insurance sector deals, private equity transactions and cross-border strategic M&A in Brazil. Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico are also key markets for the Latin America team, which features a number of citizens from the region. Maurizio Levi-Minzi has extensive cross-border M&A and private equity expertise with deep experience of Latin America deals; he led the team that advised International Paper on the sale of its Brazilian corrugated packaging business to Klabin, the biggest paper producer, exporter and recycler in Brazil. Michael Gillespie is a veteran dealmaker with deep knowledge of the Brazil market. Native Spanish speaker David Grosgold is a prominent figure in insurance and financial services deals across Latin America.

United States > Industry focus > Insurance: non-contentious

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David GrosgoldDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Known as a ‘go-to firm when dealing with M&A transactions in the insurance space’, the team at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP regularly handles complex and high-volume insurance industry mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and intricate financings. The client roster includes not only major insurers and reinsurers but also asset management firms, private equity funds and other capital providers. Renowned experts Nicholas F. Potter and John M. Vasily lead the team while also acting as co-heads of the firm’s financial institutions group. The practice also boasts several notable up-and-comers: Alexander Cochran, who ‘remains unflappable under pressure’, David Grosgold , who focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate transactions in the financial services and insurance industries and Marilyn Lion whose expertise includes mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions, as well as insurance and reinsurance regulatory matters. All lawyers mentioned are based in New York.